RANT Fireside Chat with Geoff White

Presented by

Tom Odams and Geoff White - Investigative Journalist for BBC News, Channel 4 News, Audible, Forbes

About this talk

Joining RANT again after far too long writing a book, we’ve got a great guest star speaker returning to the airwaves. Our co-host for this 80s style radio show will be your well-known Geoff White who is an investigative journalist covering technology for BBC News, Channel 4 News, Audible, Forbes online and many others. His book based on cybercrime ‘Crime Dot Com’ covers full gamut, from Cold War-era fraudsters to today’s vote riggers. It will be published on 10th August 2020 and the whole RANT Community will be given a unique discount for pre-orders. Key topics include: - Tracking down the author of the LoveBug virus to a Filipino mark 20 yrs after he disappeared - The raid on Bangladesh Bank that allegedly netted North Korea $81m - Disinformation, hacking and journalism – the intersection between media and hackers and how that’s played out (there’s an interesting tale around coronavirus and Ukraine here) - Evolution of the dark web towards encrypted apps - Energy sector hacking (also a good story about Ukraine, but starting to happen in UK too) - How cybercrime has responded to coronavirus Crack open a beer for a tongue in cheek experience with live commentary from your peers and a very insightful discussion!

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