Malicious Life Podcast: Jack Rhysider and the Darknet Diaries

Jack Rhysider's show Darknet Diaries is the most popular cybersecurity podcast around - and one of the most successful tech podcasts in the US in general. We spoke with Jack about the origins of Darknet Diaries, his heroes and role models, and the effect the show’s success has had on his personal life - which you might be surprised to discover wasn’t always 100% positive - check it out...

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About the Guest

Jack Rhysider

Host of the Darknet Diaries Podcast

Jack Rhysider produces a podcast called Darknet Diaries. It features true stories from the dark side of the Internet including stories from hackers or those who have been attacked. 

Previously he spent 10 years working for a fortune 500 company as a network security engineer configuring firewalls and IDS deployments as well as building a SIEM and other SOC tools to detect threats in the network.

About the Host

Ran Levi

Born in Israel in 1975, Malicious Life Podcast host Ran studied Electrical Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology, and worked as an electronics engineer and programmer for several High Tech companies in Israel.

In 2007, created the popular Israeli podcast Making History. He is author of three books (all in Hebrew): Perpetuum Mobile: About the history of Perpetual Motion Machines; The Little University of Science: A book about all of Science (well, the important bits, anyway) in bite-sized chunks; Battle of Minds: About the history of computer malware.

About The Malicious Life Podcast

Malicious Life by Cybereason exposes the human and financial powers operating under the surface that make cybercrime what it is today. Malicious Life explores the people and the stories behind the cybersecurity industry and its evolution. Host Ran Levi interviews hackers and industry experts, discussing the hacking culture of the 1970s and 80s, the subsequent rise of viruses in the 1990s and today’s advanced cyber threats.

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