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5 Podcasts About Internet Culture That Make Online Safety Interesting


5 Podcasts About Internet Culture That Make Online Safety Interesting
5 Podcasts About Internet Culture That Make Online Safety Interesting

Who says cybersecurity and online safety needs to be boring and dry? At the Cyberlite office, we LOVE sharing and listening to podcasts, especially those about internet culture. Here's a round-up of some of our favourite podcasts to make online safety an interesting listen.


Credit: Rabbit Hole / The New York Times
Credit: Rabbit Hole / The New York Times

The Rabbit Hole

Produced by: The New York Times

Focus: Internet Culture, Digital Media Literacy, Social Media


"The Rabbit Hole" is a podcast produced by The New York Times. It explores the impact of the internet and technology on our lives, particularly focusing on how algorithms and social media platforms shape our beliefs and behaviors. The podcast delves into topics such as online radicalization, misinformation, and the echo chamber effect. Through interviews with experts and personal stories, "The Rabbit Hole" aims to shed light on the complex and often hidden ways in which the digital world influences us.



Credit: The Lazarus Heist / BBC
Credit: The Lazarus Heist / BBC

The Lazarus Heist

Produced by: BBC

Focus: Cybersecurity, Hacking, Cybercrime


"The Lazarus Heist" is a podcast produced by the BBC. It tells the gripping story of one of the largest cyber heists in history, involving the Lazarus Group, a notorious hacking group believed to be linked to North Korea. The podcast explores how the Lazarus Group targeted banks and financial institutions around the world, stealing hundreds of millions of dollars.



Credit: Sweet Bobby / Tortoise Media
Credit: Sweet Bobby / Tortoise Media

Sweet Bobby

Produced by: Tortoise Media

Focus: Online Relationships, Catfishing


"Sweet Bobby" is a podcast produced by Tortoise Media. It is a true-crime documentary podcast that investigates the story of a woman named Kirat who was catfished by a man named Bobby. The podcast follows Kirat's journey to uncover the truth about Bobby and his elaborate web of lies. Through interviews with Kirat, her family, and experts in the field of online deception, "Sweet Bobby" offers a gripping and emotional exploration of the devastating impact of online fraud.



Credit: The New Gurus / BBC Radio 4
Credit: The New Gurus / BBC Radio 4

The New Gurus

Produced by: BBC Radio 4

Focus: Internet Culture, Digital Media Literacy


"The New Gurus" is a podcast produced by BBC Radio 4. It examines the world of self-help and personal development, exploring the rise of gurus and the influence they have on individuals and society. The podcast delves into various aspects of the self-help industry, from mindfulness and wellness trends to the darker side of charismatic leaders. Through interviews with experts and personal stories, "The New Gurus" critically examines the promises and pitfalls of the self-help movement.



Credit: Love, Janessa / CBC
Credit: Love, Janessa / CBC

Love, Janessa

Produced by: CBC

Focus: Catfishing, Scams


"Love, Janessa" is a captivating investigative podcast that uncovers the truth behind Janessa Brazil, a woman whose face is behind countless love scams all over the world. The podcast explores complex themes around catfishing, internet romance scams, and how the stolen images of an adult entertainment star is used to con people out of their life savings.

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