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Strange tales of hacking, tech, internet grifters, AI, and security with Jordan & Scott. Are internet hitmen really a thing? What does someone do with a crypto wallet full of millions and a lost password? Did a Minecraft scammer really hack the president? Hacked is a technology show about people hacking things together and apart, with your old pals Jordan Bloemen and Scott Francis Winder.

86 Episodes
Two competing stories about a cyberstalking that all comes down to an IP address. Today's episode was a partnership with "Pretend," hosted by Javier Leiva. Pretend is a true crime podcast about con artists. Definitely check it out wherever you get your shows. Spotify: Apple: RSS: Click here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The Malware Historian

The Malware Historian


Today malware is all nation state actors and organized crime, but in the beginning it was more about making a statement. Dan is a malware historian. He finds old hardware and viruses, runs them, and sees what happens. So we sat down to discuss the history of malware, where it's come from, and where he thinks it's going next. Check out his amazing YouTube channel at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit



You can find all kinds of great deals on Android streaming TV boxes online. But sometimes something else comes in the box along with it. Our conversation with Lindsay Kaye - Vice President of Threat Intelligence at Human, and part of the security team that discovered that somewhere along the supply chain something else was getting installed into all kinds of Android devices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Hotline Hacked Vol. 1

Hotline Hacked Vol. 1


It’s our first call in show episode. Share your strange tale of technology, true hack, or computer confession at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
2023 Year in Review

2023 Year in Review


In which we look back on yet another hack-tacular year, and discuss the Open AI Coup, the "hacked Rockstar from a hotel room" guy, and a slew of other stories from a wild 2023. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Poison Pixels

Poison Pixels


How can an artists protect their art from being scraped by AI models? By turning it into a 'poison' that will corrupt those systems if it ever is. Our conversation with Shawn Shan from the University of Chicago about "Nightshade," "Glaze," and a suite of tools they're developing to help artists protect their art. Also a five minute intro about plants, deal with it. Support hacked on by visiting to find our Patreon, or grab a sick visor, mug, sweater, or shirt at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Scott bought a Flipper Zero and was too lazy to watch YouTube so we've got Youtuber The Talking Sasquatch ( joining us today to talk through the hardware hacking device, its past and some of the ethical boundaries of being a content creator! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
A chat in which we discuss the end of the FTX trial, Amnesty International's newly released Predator Files, the Humane AI Pin, and what happens when a video game company decides to buy the people who were cracking their game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
We celebrate the spooky season with Jack Rhysider, creator of the fantastic show Darknet Diaries. We discuss telling unsettling stories, how the way we use technology reveals stuff about us, and some of our favourite episodes of his show. Also! We have merch! Check out to buy some swag and support the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Visit to share your strange technology tale and hear us discuss it on the show assuming this experiment works (and to see the least mobile-optimized website ever created). We discuss the recent leaked 23andMe data, the MoveIt Breach, and what "out of pocket" means. NOTE: We misspoke, the name of the show we discuss is Ransomware Files, not Ransomeware Diaries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
On this chat episode we discuss the twin hacks of two of the biggest casino companies in the world, the recent claims of a new hack against Sony, another piece of stalkerware hacked, and a very entertaining looking bit of reality TV programming coming soon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The story of two guys who set out to put every musical melody in the world into the public domain, and the technology they hacked together to do it. Featuring Damien Riehl from Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
In this chat episode we discuss the new world of sketchy ChatGPT alternatives like WormGPT and FraudGPT, take a brief detour into the looming chip wars, before bringing it home with stories about a poker hacking scandal and a telegram bot where you can buy social insurance numbers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
In this chat episode we discuss Sam Altman's Worldcoin biometric ID / crypto project, the cybercrime syndicate that used a vulnerability in Microsoft to hack the US State Department, and a weird week on the internet for amateur scientist investigating LK99. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mission Critical

Mission Critical


Jordan interviews TechCrunch Senior Writer Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai about a new chapter in crypto in the US; the first criminal charges for hacking a decentralized crypto exchange. Which is maybe the least interesting thing about the story these charges tell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
On this chat episode we talk about recent public disclosures revealing all the wild stuff FTX bought, the hacking of LetMeSpy and the world of stalkerware, and a Reddit post that revealed a major shift in the use of AI generated assets in video games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Kia Boys

Kia Boys


The story of a wave of car theft for internet clout on Tik Tok and the security vulnerability that made it possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
In this chat episode we discuss a routine personal injury lawsuit derailed by AI, a new strain of ransomware called Malas Locker being used by hacktivists to make a political statement, rehabilitation programs for cybercrime inclined youth in Europe, and whether Apple Vision Pro is the next iPhone or the next 3D TV. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The story of the MS Satoshi and the quest to start a libertarian crypto nation on the high seas in the shell of an old cruise ship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
A chat episode about the world's first ethical satellite hacking exercise, a much deeper look at Juice Jacking and whether (and when) it's actually a thing, and a remarkable crypto themed money making opportunity that walked through our door. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Comments (12)

Priya Dharshini


Jan 16th

Phillip Meyer

check out this video with a young Magnus Carlsen

Sep 19th

Zorro Crash

When I was looking for a universal solution to this problem, I searched the forums and articles. Here at I found the web extension Paranoid which was very interesting and did not allow me to go to a malicious site and also warned me about online stores that I could trust.

Apr 24th

Seamus Kittmer

skip first ad break 15:34

Jun 4th

Thomas Wright

minutes 8:30 - 13 are ads ... so about 27% of this show is an ad 😂

Apr 15th

Thomas Wright

this show is like 8 minutes of content, 12 minutes of ads 😂 that's no fun because the content is actually really awesome, still worth a listen

Apr 15th


solid password advice, awesome episode!

Mar 25th

Danny Buscett

what happened with this podcast not having any new episodes?

Oct 11th
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Jason B

Why don't these stream anymore?

Jun 13th
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