The Confessions of Marcus Hutchins, the Hacker Who Saved the Internet

“At 22, he single-handedly put a stop to the worst cyberattack the world had ever seen. Then he was arrested by the FBI. This is his untold story.”

Source: Wired
Published: May 12, 2020
Length: 55 minutes (13,941 words)

Meet the Mad Scientist Who Wrote the Book on How to Hunt Hackers

Andy Greenberg visits with Clifford Stoll, 30 years after the man wrote the original book on computer hacking, The Cuckoo’s Egg. Stoll discovered what is believed to be the very first state-sponsored computer hacker. (Who was behind it? The Russians. Quelle surprise.)

Source: Wired
Published: Dec 18, 2019
Length: 9 minutes (2,333 words)

The Untold Story of the 2018 Olympics Cyberattack, the Most Deceptive Hack in History

As the opening ceremonies of the 2018 winter olympics began in Pyeongchang, a cyberattack targeted the games’ digital infrastructure, jeopardizing WIFI connections, event tickets, and even the official Olympics app, packed full of information on event schedules, maps, and hotel reservations. Andy Greenberg examines who was behind the attack and why they wanted to publicly embarrass South Korea.

Source: Wired
Published: Oct 17, 2019
Length: 32 minutes (8,126 words)

The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History

In 2017, during an ongoing unofficial war, Russian targeted Ukraine with malware to test its cyberattack skills and possibly punish countries that did with business with Ukraine. In the process, it knocked out shipping and manufacturing throughout the world. By the time it was contained, the White House estimated the total damages at $10 billion dollars. Authorities say worse attacks are yet to come.

Source: Wired
Published: Aug 22, 2018
Length: 24 minutes (6,221 words)