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Special Guest Jayson E. Street, Phantom Hacker Scams, 23andMe User Data For Sale

Shared Security

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Episode  ·  25:24  ·  Oct 23, 2023


In milestone episode 300, Jayson E. Street (a renowned hacker, helper, and human who has successfully robbed banks, hotels, government facilities, and Biochemical companies on five continents) joins us to share what he's been up to recently and to talk about his new role at Secure Yeti.  Next, we explore the alarming rise of 'phantom hacker' scams targeting the elderly. The FBI issues a stern warning about these evolving tech support scams that are draining the savings of unsuspecting seniors. We uncover the extent of the issue, with staggering victim losses and disturbing trends. Finally, we unravel the unsettling revelation that private user data from 23andMe has been scraped and is up for sale, raising concerns about credential stuffing attacks, user privacy, and data security. For our Patreon supporters, check out this week's bonus episode where Jayson shares his recent gaming adventures in Starfield and No Man's Sky! If you're not a supporter yet, head to https://patreon.com/sharedsecurity to discover how you can access this exclusive content. Show notes: https://sharedsecurity.net/2023/10/23/special-guest-jayson-e-street-phantom-hacker-scams-23andme-user-data-for-sale/

25m 24s  ·  Oct 23, 2023

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