cyber-juju email scam gangs of ghana

Here’s another security related video… this one about the intersection between hackers and black magic practitioners in the African nation of Ghana.   It is about 20 minutes long and worth watching as it provides some interesting insights into the motivations, methods and aspirations of the guys trying to convince you that they can make you wealthy, if only you would pay a “small processing fee” and turn over your bank details.  C’mon… what’s the worst that could happen?

The Sakawa Boys: Inside the Bizarre Criminal World of Ghana’s Cyber-JuJu Email Scam Gangs

 

cyber-juju email scam gangs of ghana

video musings on the epsilon breach & malware

Each Tuesday morning, the New York Metro Infragard Members Alliance runs an excellent live webcast on all sorts of security topics from 9 AM – Noon NYC time.   On any given week, tuning in to IGtv will provide you with information on subjects ranging from information security to physical security to counter terrorism.  I am a regular contributor to the program, talking about hacks and attacks.  This morning, I spoke about the recent Epsilon data breach as well as some tools for checking out potential malware – the video below is about 18 minutes long.

Links mentioned in this talk:

Virus Total

Wepawet

PDF Examiner

Comodo Instant Malware Analysis

Cuckoo

Sandboxie

You can see more videos from IGtv on YouTube

 

 

video musings on the epsilon breach & malware