Breach

17 EpisodesProduced by Carbonite | Midroll | Spoke Media

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 Alia Tavakolian. Season 2 - Equifax: the worst breach ever. How hackers stole the most valuable data of 145 millio… read more

17 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

So, Bob: Coming May 6

April 15th, 2019

2:36

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 …

6 | Life Support

April 8th, 2019

44:18

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

April 1st, 2019

36:26

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.

4 | What Went Wrong After?

March 25th, 2019

44:45

Trolls. Fake Websites. Hurricanes.

The worst response ever to the worst breach ever.

3 | 76 Days

March 18th, 2019

40:25

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

March 11th, 2019

37:25

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 …

1 | Why Equifax?

March 4th, 2019

28:57

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 …

Season 2 - Coming March 4

February 19th, 2019

2:48

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 …

Midterm Election Special

October 29th, 2018

52:21

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 …

Midterm Election Special - Coming Oct. 29

October 22nd, 2018

2:20

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!


Special Announcement!

October 9th, 2018

1:26

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 …

3 | Good Morning, Dark Web

March 26th, 2018

48:09

Double agents. Erectile dysfunction drugs. SpongeBob.

Welcome to Center 18.

2 | Goodbye From Yahoo!

March 26th, 2018

1:01:16

The final dramatic act of the once and future Yahoo!

1 | Caution: Falling Rocks

March 26th, 2018

47:08

How much does your personal email matter? Turns out, a lot. Because Russia.

Breach - Coming March 26

March 15th, 2018

2:23

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 …

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