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What really happens when a hacker snatches all your data? Breach digs into the who, why and how of history's most notorious data breaches. Hosted by journalist Bob Sullivan and producer/hacking victim Alia Tavakolian. Season 1 - a tech giant, a Russi...Show More
Bob and Alia's New Podcast!

12:16 | May 6th

Is the internet ruining our lives? But what about puppy pics and Twitter friends and immediate access to information?! In a sneak peek of Alia and Bob's new tech show, So, Bob, Alia and Bob tackle the world’s easiest question: is the internet good or...Show More
So, Bob: Coming May 6

02:36 | Apr 15th

In a brand new podcast, Bob & Alia join forces to answer your questions and untangle your sanity from this dark, scary world wide web. So, Bob is a safe, welcome space for understanding what technology is doing to you. We’ll be dropping episodes week...Show More
6 | Life Support

44:18 | Apr 8th

Did our privacy survive the worst breach ever? What’s hurting, what’s helping, and what do we do now? More info on Joel Winston, privacy and cybersecurity lawyer, can be found here.
5 | Can't Fix Stupid

36:26 | Apr 1st

How lawmakers held Equifax accountable… almost.  How consumers are doing it themselves.  Inventing consequences for the worst breach ever. Read about Jessamyn West’s experience taking Equifax to small claims court here. Read about Christian Haigh...Show More
4 | What Went Wrong After?

44:45 | Mar 25th

Trolls. Fake Websites. Hurricanes. The worst response ever to the worst breach ever.
3 | 76 Days

40:25 | Mar 18th

How did hackers steal the *best* info on 145 million Americans? How did Equifax let them? Get into the details with the guys who (literally) wrote the report on the worst breach ever.
2 | Introducing Equifax

37:25 | Mar 11th

A polite company introduces themselves... The Equifax breach was the first time many of us even met Equifax. WHO are these guys, WHAT is a Credit Reporting Agency, and WHY do they have our most valuable information?!?
1 | Why Equifax?

28:57 | Mar 4th

Equifax: the worst breach ever. This time you’re not the consumer - you’re the product. Bob and Alia weren’t sure about doing Equifax for Season 2… but everything changed when they learned exactly how Equifax lost the most valuable data of 145 m...Show More
Season 2 - Coming March 4

02:48 | Feb 19th

Equifax: the worst breach ever. You asked for it, and Alia and Bob are (finally!!) on board. Unpatched patches. Passwords stored in plain-text. 145 million people in danger. The Equifax breach is a perfect storm of bad decisions. Coming March 4,...Show More
Midterm Election Special

52:21 | Oct 29th, 2018

Your vote counts. But will your vote be counted? Alia and Bob team up again for a very special election episode to get to the bottom of Alia’s democratic anxiety: Are voting machines even the easiest way to hack an election? At what stage is your vo...Show More
Midterm Election Special - Coming Oct. 29

02:20 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Coming October 29th (we *couldn’t wait* till Nov. 5th), a very special episode before the midterm election: Breach goes to D.C.! Tell your friends! Alia wants to know how her midterm vote can be hacked, and Bob knows exactly who to call. With the...Show More
Special Announcement!

01:26 | Oct 9th, 2018

We're back!! Your favorite veteran tech journalist and podcast civilian are BACK with NEWS: we'll be dropping a special Election Episode on NOVEMBER 5TH! Just in time for the midterm elections, Bob and Alia will spend a whole episode tracking the li...Show More
3 | Good Morning, Dark Web

48:09 | Mar 26th, 2018

Double agents. Erectile dysfunction drugs. SpongeBob. Welcome to Center 18.
2 | Goodbye From Yahoo!

1:01:16 | Mar 26th, 2018

The final dramatic act of the once and future Yahoo!
1 | Caution: Falling Rocks

47:08 | Mar 26th, 2018

How much does your personal email matter? Turns out, a lot. Because Russia.
Breach - Coming March 26

02:23 | Mar 15th, 2018

Your 10-year-old email address might be the most dangerous thing in your digital profile. In season 1 of Breach, journalist Bob Sullivan and producer Alia Tavakolian dig into Yahoo!, digital history's biggest hack that just got a whole lot bigger. Al...Show More