The Security Guy & CIA Spy Podcast
with Peter Warmka and Robert Siciliano
Ep. 28: Criminals are waiting for your lack of attention
In this episode Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss a rash of local mail thefts coinciding with a reported 17-fold nationwide increase in checks stolen from the U.S. mail being posted for sale online. The most sophisticated cybercrime groups are beginning to specifically target managed service providers in order to gain access to their clients and users.
Ep. 27: We're living in the Age of Digital Social Contagions
This episode is about Zelle scams, social media and smash and grabs! Peter Warmka and Robert Siciliano discuss the rise of Zelle scams and how social media is making teens sick.
Ep. 26: Get ready for the rise of imposter employees.
This episode is about deepfakes! Peter and Robert discuss the rise of imposter employees using deepfakes and the FBI's recent warning.
Ep. 24: Watch Your Digital Footprints
Peter Warmka and Robert Siciliano discuss the Amazon Phishing sites, protecting yourself from credit card fraud, and how to protect your privacy when using Messaging apps.
Ep. 23: The ongoing vulnerabilities of U.S.
Peter Warmka and Robert Siciliano discuss the ongoing vulnerability of U.S. Water Utilities, a Prime Cyberattack Target, and how Monkey Pox could be a real threat.
Ep. 21: The alarming pattern of mass shootings in America
This episode was recorded 5 days before the tragic mass shooting event in Texas! Peter and Robert discuss the murderous rampage resulting in the death of 10 innocents in Buffalo. Learn how to spot someone who is "coming undone" and know what your options are for personal protection.
Ep. 20: Who can you trust in the era of disinformation?
Peter and Robert discuss fake news also known as disinformation or misinformation and how it is being used to con everyday people out of their money and even their vote.
Ep. 19: Tourists are easy prey.
With Covid calming down, and everyone getting back to traveling for business and pleasure, Robert and Peter tell their own stories about travel mishaps and scams, and cover a multitude of proactive safety and security tips to ensure safe Summer travels.
Ep. 17: Russia weighs the risks of launching cyberattacks against the West
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss Russia weighs the risks of launching cyberattacks against the West and how Russia may be primed to hack America’s infrastructure.
Ep. 16: The world's most powerful cyberweapon.
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss the world's most powerful cyberweapon, which is spyware used by governments around the world.
Ep. 15: 40 billion wreckage being compromised in 2021
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss 40 billion wreckage being compromised in 2021, it’s getting worse and it’s not getting any better.
Ep. 14: Grab crimes happening in malls and affluent high-end stores across the country
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka dive into all of the recent smash and grab crimes that have been happening in malls and in affluent high-end stores across the country.
Ep. 13: What are parents' responsibility when it comes to school shootings?
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmla discuss the Oxford school shooting and how irresponsible parents can be when they themselves are mentally unfit and then provide their mentally unfit children firearms.
Ep. 12: How to prevent online shopping frauds and recognize spammy links?
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss online shopping scams and how bad guys create scammy websites designed to look like major retailers, and how to prevent your money and credit cards from being Grinched.
Ep. 11: What can the recent Astroworld Festival tragedy teach us about safety?
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss the awful AstroWorld tragedy where eight people were unnecessarily killed and how "duty of care" needs to be exercised not just by companies but by individuals. They cover numerous data breaches including the recent Robin Hood data breach and what data breach notification laws mean for you or your small business.
Ep. 10: How attackers hack humans using artificial intelligence...
Robert and Peter do a deep dive into how attackers hack humans and they discuss a $35 million virtual robbery assisted by artificial intelligence.
Ep. 9: Are second-hand devices vulnerable to cyberattacks?
In this episode, Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss "second-hand devices," those digital devices such as iPhones, iPads, Androids or Windows and Macs and even printers that need either recycling or might be sold on the secondhand market and what to do to not just protect the environment but also to protect your privacy, identity and digital security.
Ep. 8: Social media and its impact on mental health
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss social media and its impact on mental health and how these platforms affect our youth, their personal development, and even how adults treat each other.
Ep. 7: Business email compromise scam and other phishing losses
Robert and Peter discuss a business email compromise scam in which a New Hampshire municipality lost over $2 million in a scam that can happen to any city or town or any small business.
Ep. 6: Massive T-Mobile breach and other messy security issues…
Robert and Peter discuss the massive T-Mobile breach where 100 million users' personal and sensitive information was compromised.
Ep. 4: The vulnerabilities of social media platforms
Robert and Peter talk about the vulnerabilities of social media platforms collecting personal information which can be exploited by human hackers.
Ep. 3: Your Phone May Soon Replace Your Driver's License
In today’s episode, Robert and Peter discuss how mobile phone are begining to replace wallets and how thay may have both positive nd negative inmpacts on privacy, security and convenience.
Ep. 2: Should hacked companies pay cybercriminals?
In today’s episode, Robert and Peter discuss if hacked businesses should pay ransom, what are the consequences of doing so and what else we can learn from the recent Colonial Pipeline hack.
Ep. 1: Stay on top of what is new and ahead of what is next on all things tech, digital literacy and security
Welcome to The Security Guy & CIA Spy, the podcast where Security Expert Robert Siciliano and former CIA Intelligence Officer Peter Warnka talk openly about outsmarting hackers, scammers, and other cybercriminals! With every episode, we will expose personal security vulnerabilities, cybercrime, analyze the victim’s circumstances, and teach you how to become the toughest target possible for various online threats!