#266 – Nicole Perlroth: Cybersecurity and the Weapons of Cyberwar

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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(06:54) – Zero-day vulnerability
(12:55) – History of hackers
(27:47) – Interviewing hackers
(31:49) – Ransomware attack
(44:33) – Cyberwar
(57:41) – Cybersecurity
(1:06:48) – Social engineering
(1:23:41) – Snowden and whistleblowers
(1:33:11) – NSA
(1:42:58) – Fear for cyberattacks
(1:50:29) – Self-censorship
(1:54:50) – Advice for young people
(2:00:07) – Hope for the future