Darknet Diaries
Darknet Diaries
Sep 1, 2020
73: WannaCry
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It is recommend to listen to episodes 53 “Shadow Brokers”71 “FDFF”, and 72 “Bangladesh Bank Heist” before listening to this one.


In May 2017 the world fell victim to a major ransomware attack known as WannaCry. One of the victims was UK’s national health service. Security researchers scrambled to try to figure out how to stop it and who was behind it.

Thank you to John Hultquist from FireEye and thank you to Matt Suiche founder of Comae.

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A Rational Fear
A Rational Fear
Dan Ilic
"We Got Free Postage" Aus Post CEO — Teanau Tuiono, Nina Oyama, Greta Lee-Jackson, Dan Ilic, Lewis Hobba — Oct 23rd
🤑 CHIP IN TO OUR PATREON https://www.patreon.com/ARationalFear📨 SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL LIST: http://www.arationalfear.com/ If you want to support the podcast and take your car carbon neutral, with GoNeutral here: http://bit.ly/GoNeutral Talking Aus Post CEO's $12000 Cartier Watches, Chris Pratt, and the New Zealand Election with freshly elected Greens MP Teanau Tuiono Nina Oyama Greta Lee-Jackson Lewis Hobba Dan Ilic + Teanau Tuiono   Thanks:Big thanks to The Bertha Foundation, our Patreon Supporters and RODE Mics. Jacob Round, and Maddie Palmer, Adam Boys, Killian David, Cam Williams TRANSLATION BY OTTER.AI Unknown Speaker  0:00   This podcast is supported in part by the birth of foundation. Unknown Speaker  0:04   Jay Lewis. Hello, Daniel, how Dan Ilic  0:06   are you? Excellent. We've got a brand new streaming system. It's very exciting. I just want to quickly say big thanks to our Patreon supporters, Chris ebeling and Tim Chima who signed up this week. To support Patreon supporters, you can go to patreon.com for slash irrational fear. Another way you can support a rational fear is to offset the carbon emissions from your car with go neutral for every $90 sticker. Go neutral will carbon offset 3.5 tonnes which is incredible. And then five bucks comes to us and since we've started the partnership, Louis, we have actually gotten 11 people to offset the carbon emissions from their car. That's 38 tonnes of carbon thanks to this podcast gone. Lewis Hobba  0:45   That is amazing. Fixed. Take that Paris accord. Dan Ilic  0:51   We do have about 3000 people that do listen to this. So you know if they all did it, we'd be able to pull out you know, 10,000 tonnes of carbon. Lewis Hobba  0:59   That's great. That's really great. And then we just made enough money to be able to afford a zoo membership and then we'll be all good. Dan Ilic  1:05   To go neutral. Click on the links in the show notes. I'm recording my end of irrational fear on gadigal land in the your nation, sovereignty was never ceded. We need a treaty. Let's stop the shark. ALAN JONES  1:17   A Russian mafia contains naughty words like bricks can bro fed gum and section 40 of a rational fear recommended listening by immature audience. Dan Ilic  1:30   Tonight, a New Yorker writer was suspended of allegations of masturbating on a zoom call but according to insiders, he was just after a race. And ABC journalist Laura tingle is supposed to apologise after labelling Scott Morrison smug on Twitter, because ABC editorial style insists that when labelling the Prime Minister smug it must be followed by and with the launch of the new Sacha Baron Cohen movie today, Health Authority is a warning that ball rat voice will begin to spread When asked if bore at voice had infected anyone yet a senior health official answered my wife. It's Friday the 23rd of October and everything is very dies. This is irrational fear. Looking irrational fear. I'm your host former Vatican City Cardinal Denny let's let's meet our fear mongers for tonight. She's a writer, performer, comedian, director. You may know her from her appearances on utopia to nightly and the chaser podcast. Or you may have just seen her jokes about common social media. It's Nina ayama. Hello, welcome Nina. How's it going? Oh, it's great. It's really great to have you. I didn't Nina Oyama  2:45   know who was gonna be like I was like waiting for the credits or else it was good. Like Unknown Speaker  2:52   Who is it? Who is it? Dan Ilic  2:55   It's pretty much the same. She's one of Australia's funniest people though. She was born in New Zealand, but thankfully she's chosen one of our people to breed with. From tonight lay and drunk history. It's comedian satirist and filmmaker. grittily Jackson, Greta Lee-Jackson  3:07   Daniel Lewis tonight Naina Unknown Speaker  3:10   it's great to have you. Lewis Hobba  3:12   And it's a we feel I feel particularly Brady Bunch today. I think normally with like our old zoom system when we could afford it. It was like much more in line. And now we're all in a little box together and I feel like we just need Alice Nina Oyama  3:29   you've never you've never graduated to grid mode Lewis there was no way you can you can have a Brady Bunch look on zoom to Unknown Speaker  3:39   I don't want to know about options. You know what I mean? I Nina Oyama  3:42   really I'm the opposite. I'm out here changing my background, you know, causing causing a ruckus changing my screen name to stupid slot and then going into a work meeting. Lewis Hobba  3:54   Yeah, you should work at the New Yorker. Nina Oyama  3:57   than that, no, I would have to take my screen. I'm just stupid, ya know, Lewis Hobba  4:08   tilting the camera down and putting your head down. It is a real Giuliani situation. You're gonna have to you're gonna have to, Unknown Speaker  4:16   sorry, sorry, I thought I was on mute. Dan Ilic  4:22   Coming up, we have to face in fees, but also a little later on. We're gonna be talking to Tiana Tiana. He's a greens MP who just want to sit in the New Zealand election at Palmerston North. It's going to be exciting. We're gonna be asking him why New Zealand labour insists on spelling their name correctly, and how we can all move to New Zealand. But first of all, I don't know if you've seen this. Alan Jones is back in the news. Not only did he go on Sky this weekend has it covered. 19 was an epidemic but he's actually suing our friends at the feed. Have you guys seen this? for defamation? Yeah. Do you guys want to sign anything or just leave it up to me Unknown Speaker  5:00   On this well, Dan Ilic  5:01   Alan Jones had something to say about this a little earlier on this week. ALAN JONES  5:09   Good morning, everyone. Yes, it is true. I'm suing SPS for defamation. What he you asked SPS. You can be defamed if there's any three people watching TV and they can't speak English. I totally agree with you. They're hypothetical Lister. But their little skit went on the internet with a potential audience of 7 billion in the videos so called comedian Alex Lee portrayed me as a misogynist, racist and a liar. Now Miss Lee who happens to be an Asian woman Mind you, is totally wrong. Let me tell you something, just because I go around saying misogynistic things doesn't make me a misogynist. Whatever sojourners insist that a woman Prime Minister be put in a chat bag and be thrown out to say yes, but also can someone who isn't a misogynist suggest that too unlikely, but it's a possibility. And just because I incited the largest ever race riot in Australian history, it doesn't make me a racist. If anything, I'm pro race, more races the barrier. I have a long history of loving races, particularly the Everest, the richest horse race in Australia. And let me tell you, just because I constantly lie about climate change doesn't make me a liar. I'm telling you my truth and my truth is the opposite of whatever the facts are. If the scientists say it's climate change, they're wrong. If the medical experts say it's a pandemic, they're wrong. If the views ecologists say that Anthony Claire is overrated, they are so wrong. What a voice. So let this be a warning to any tree hugging comedians out there. If I'm a racist, misogynist liar, then my name isn't Alan Jones. I'm Alan Jones. Dan Ilic  6:46   There we go. Alan Jones, thank you very much. Nina Oyama  6:48   You haven't been sued for your impersonation of Alan Jones. Maybe your entire career did and and he just hasn't given a fuck I've been trying. That's the Dan Ilic  6:59   only way I can get listeners to this podcast is to be sued and no one's done it. It's terrible. It's terrible. Well, let's get on with the fears first fear tonight. Yesterday, it said it estimates the CEO of Australia Post admitted that she gave for senior staff watches valued at $3,000 each, because they worked very hard. T…
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