CYBER 24 episode 54: Shocking hacker creativity and how your mood impacts your security

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One thing you should never underestimate? The astounding creativity of cybercriminals. As security services and our overall cybersecurity posture continue to improve, the bad guys need to come up with more and more innovative ways to get access to the data they want. 

In this week’s episode of CYBER24, we take a look at a new type of hack that hacks the sound of your fingers as they type. We also take a look at a recent report showing how your mood can make you more or less susceptible to hackers trying to trick you into giving them sensitive data. 


Dan Schuyler, VLCM 

Phillip Kemp, VLCM 

Anthony Booyse, Sophos

Matt Sorensen, Secuvant

Articles we discuss on this episode

Why checking your email in a bad mood could make you less susceptible to scams — CNBC

A scary new hack created by researchers can accurately guess your password by listening to the sound of your fingers tapping the phone screen