Best Skepticism podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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A comedy podcast to help better understand humanity and also to make fart jokes.
 
The Mystic-Skeptic Radio Show/Podcast asks the tough questions and explores different alternatives to today’s pressing issues, theories or enigmas. The podcast is devoted to the exploration of all things mystical, philosophical, scientific, political conspiratorial, and cosmic. Join us in an exploration of the mystic-skeptic mind-space You can visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mystic-and-the-Skeptic/1509946599296195?ref=hl or watch our youtube channel: https://www.y ...
 
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Serious Skeptic
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A frank discussion of what it means to live as a skeptic in the closest thing to a theocracy in modern America.
 
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies and controversies. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality - Produced by SGU Productions, LLC: http://www.theskepticsguide.org
 
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Occult Knowledge
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The name says it all. We explore information that is hidden from the general public view but without deviating from critical scientific skepticism.
 
Join Thomas for some critical thinking on questions of science, philosophy, skepticism and politics. These serious topics are discussed with some serious guests, but in an entertaining and engaging way! This is not your typical interview podcast; it’s a friendly dialogue, conducted thoughtfully and with plenty of humor. It's Serious Inquiries Only; but like, not boring or anything.
 
The foundations of modern skepticism and objective thinking are thought to be rooted in the philosophy of Rene Descartes, the French mathematician, philosopher and writer. This great sixteenth century thinker also gave us theories on mind-body dualism and the concept of ethics as the highest form of science. He is considered the Father of Modern Western Philosophy. His theories also led to the emancipation of humanity from the doctrine that the Church is the sole authority over Man and led t ...
 
Every episode we blast anyone who gets in our way. We bring critical thinking, skepticism, and irreverence to any topic that makes the news, makes it big, or makes us mad. It’s skeptical, it’s political and there is no welcome mat.
 
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Skeptics with a K
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Skeptics with a K is the podcast for science, reason and critical thinking from the Merseyside Skeptics Society.
 
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Skeptics' Corner
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Discussion on current issues that affect the skeptic community. We like to discuss issues regarding religion, politics, human rights issues, bogus product claims, social trends, and anything else that seems a little outside of reality.
 
Classic sermons by Tim Keller, Pastor Emeritus of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and NY Times best-selling author of "The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism." For the latest sermons and additional resources, please visit www.GospelinLife.com
 
Technology news and analysis for IT professionals delivered with a healthy dose of skepticism. Grab some coffee and a virtual donut, and keep up with everything that's happening in IT.
 
Elucidations is a monthly philosophy podcast recorded at the University of Chicago. Each month, Matt Teichman sits down with a prominent philosopher to talk about their latest work and areas of philosophical expertise. The podcast covers a wide range of topics from the theoretical to the practical (including causation, metaphor, agency, religious freedom, and moral psychology) and explores a wide range of problems from the perennial to the cutting-edge (including skepticism and experimental ...
 
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Point of Inquiry
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Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features in-depth discussions with leading scientists, researchers, and writers.
 
Technology news and analysis for IT professionals delivered with a healthy dose of skepticism. Grab some coffee and a virtual donut, and keep up with everything that's happening in IT.
 
What if the government actually did cover something up in Roswell? What if yetis exist and are just really shy? What if super-intelligent lizards are wearing human skin suits, influencing international affairs and recording podcasts? Conspiracy theories are cool because they appeal to our evolved logical human brains and our stupid mammal idiot brains. So join comedian and skeptic Katelyn Hempstead as her brilliant friends try to convince her of these and many other conspiracy theories.
 
A whaling ship stops at a remote Polynesian island. The crew aboard is exhausted after a grueling six-month voyage in which they suffered ill-treatment and drudgery. Two men decide to abandon ship and hide on the island, living off the fruit of the land, until they can get on board a more conducive ship. However, to their consternation they discover that part of the island paradise is peopled by a savage and cannibalistic tribe called the Typees. As destiny would have it, they fall into the ...
 
This Podcast features the real paranormal experiences from people like yourself! RPA provides engaging interviews with mediums, psychics, authors, investigators and so much more! We explore into the realm of Demonic Activity, Shadow People, Possession, Cursed Objects, Haunted Houses and more! Packed with content and with very little "filler". Aaron Hunter hosts the show and was a complete skeptic until he experienced his own paranormal event in 2010. Now he brings people's own experiences fr ...
 
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Spooky.
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Join comedian/filmmaker Chris L. Dillon and actor/comedian Shane K. Witte as they tackle the stories of fear and horror throughout the world with a skeptic perspective.
 
In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of a debate between three characters: Cleanthes, who argues that the existence and nature of God can be empirically verified; Demea, who argues that God is completely beyond human knowledge; and Philo, a philosophical skeptic widely thought to represent Hume’s own beliefs. Much of the debate centers around Cleanthes’ presentation of the analogical argument ...
 
Ghosts, angels, spirit, psychic mediumship, intuition, consciousness....these are just a few of the things we love to talk about. Whether you're a (polite) skeptic or a believer, we're happy to have you here!
 
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Serially Obsessed
Monthly
 
A former criminal prosecutor, a public radio producer, and a hardcore skeptic who perform comedy together sit down to talk about their obsession with the podcast Serial.Producer's note: The "Serially Obsessed" podcast is not produced, affiliated with, endorsed or sponsored by the "Serial" podcast. Additionally, the views, comments and opinions expressed on the "Serially Obsessed" podcast do not necessarily reflect the views of the producers of "Serial".
 
Skeptical, even of skepticism, The Evil Twin Podcast takes on a variety of topics from very unexpected angles. In this podcast you get to ride shotgun while twin brothers Brad and Thad explore the strange underbelly of "belief" in American culture and what it means to identify with those beliefs.
 
Exploring the odd, the obscure, and the unexplainable. Somewhat Skeptical team: Elizabeth, Donta, and our producer Grace.
 
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical ABC newsman who had a panic attack live on Good Morning America, which led him to something he always thought was ridiculous: meditation. He wrote the bestselling book, "10% Happier," started an app -- "10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics" -- and now, in this podcast, Dan talks with smart people about whether there's anything beyond 10%. Basically, here's what this podcast is obsessed with: Can you be an ambitious person and still strive for enligh ...
 
Devin, Joe and Steve have always been curious. Though they don’t have any formal education to guide them, they sit down every week to discuss unsolved mysteries of all kinds: weird noises, strange website and horrific suicides that look a lot like murders. They take a skeptical approach, but never discount the truly odd nature of the world.
 
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On the Media
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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
"I’m Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of StarTalk Radio. I’ve recruited a crack team of scientists and science educators to help me bring the universe down to Earth. They are… The StarTalk All-Stars." New episodes premiere Tuesday nights at 7pm ET.
 
A skeptical look at conspiracy theories. Site: www.yrad.com/cs
 
The Central Valley Alliance of Atheists and Skeptics hosts two different podcast series. "The CVAAS Lecture Series", where guest speakers, lecturers, and CVAAS members speak or debate in public. And the podcast "Rational Horizon", where CVAAS members interview interesting people, discuss skepticism, religious apologetics, and events that impact secular and skeptical people in the San Joaquin Valley.
 
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Skeptics Night In
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Fortnightly science podcast! Featuring science and scepticism news and discussions.
 
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By The Book
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By The Book is half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.Jolenta is a contributor to the BBC, WNYC, and Risk! She's also a Moth story slam winner. You've probably heard her funny stories on a podcast before. Kristen is a producer with Panoply and former co-host of ...
 
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Skeptoid
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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.
 
A futures trader and Bitcoin skeptic
 
The podcast that explains why so many people believe ridiculous conspiracy theories.
 
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Medical Skeptical Guy
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Dr. Hiten Soni MD, psychiatrist and skeptic, discusses a variety of medical topics to make you a better medical consumer. New episodes every Saturday!
 
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Freethought Radio
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A weekly show by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Slightly irreverent views, news, music and interviews.
 
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On the Media
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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
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BecauseVideoGames
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Lifelong friends Jake Baldino and Andrew Gebbia discuss life, video games, movies, and more.
 
Are you looking for a refreshing spin on Spirituality? enLIGHTenUP is an unconventional podcast of three friends and guests sharing informative, fun and sometimes off-the-wall conversations about spiritual topics ranging from Ascension Symptoms, The Event, UFO’s, The Matrix, Astral Travel, Self-Healing, Extraterrestrials, Light Language, Kundalini Awakening, Akashic Records, God, and so much more!Unlike other podcasts, we provide fringe and skeptical viewpoints on all topics. Regardless of w ...
 
Hillbilly Horror Stories is a mostly paranormal show hosted by stand up comedian Jerry Paulley and his wife Tracy. They touch on all things eerie including true stories behind your favorite horror movies, Rock n Roll and the occult, unsolved mysteries and creepy true crime. Serious enough for the true paranormal fan but funny enough for the skeptics! Proud member of Dark Myths Collective.
 
This podcast by Pastor Sean Cole of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Sterling, CO, seeks to encourage Christians in understanding our core beliefs as well as to engage skeptics with the claims of Christianity. For more information and resources visit www.seancole.net
 
Space, Science, Futurism, and the Mysteries of Our Universe
 
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The CyberWire
Daily
 
More signal, less noise—we distill the day’s critical cyber security news into a concise daily briefing.
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding pl ...
 
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Guaranteed Success
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A skeptic and a true believer share lively discussions and debates.
 
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Here We Are
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Join comedian Shane Mauss as he interviews science experts across the country in a journey to find out what makes us who we are.
 
From their enclave in midtown Manhattan, Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink) dissect the news, interrogate guests, and question just about everything. The topics are broad, the insights are deep, and the jokes are off color. Reform the system, or burn it to the ground? They discuss... @wethefifth www.wethefifth.com
 
Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net
 
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This darn president. Some people love hate him, some people love him, but pretty much everyone can agree that he wishes he could ride a horse shirtless with Vladimir Putin. But is Trump’s close relationship with Russia more than it seems? Are those hotel interests just fronts for an even creepier and more treasonous tie? Our guest this week is ...…
 
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We celebrate Black History Month by hearing Nina Simone sing "I Ain't Got no God" in the song "Ain't Got No," and by talking with Mandisa Thomas, founder and president of Black Nonbelievers, who tells us about the upcoming "Women of Color Beyond Belief" conference in Chicago. Then we speak with Polish atheist, feminist and activist Nina Sankari ...…
 
- Jussie Smollett, Indicted (Kmele Totally Called That Shit) - But Then Again, The Whole Gang Totally Called That Shit Too - Coast Guard Neo-Nazi would-be terrorist arrested - Kmele and Liz Plank on "Reliable Sources" - Unreliable hate crime statistics - Social Justice Judo - CNN Hires Sarah Isgur Flores - Bill Moyers, Problematic Icon - Bernie ...…
 
In today’s podcast we hear about a test of influencing soldiers through their social media: Instagram works best, Twitter not so much. Separ credential-stealing malware successfully lives off the land. NoRelationship attacks get past some email filters. Spamming users to get your point across may not be the best form of disclosure. University r ...…
 
If you suffer from anxiety or know someone that does, then you are going to LOVE this episode. Jen Ramsey has cracked the code on anxiety and shares a wealth of information, so you can too. Jen knows what it takes to turn life, and old patterns, on their head and live successfully from the heart, on your own terms and she tells us how she did i ...…
 
If you suffer from anxiety or know someone that does, then you are going to LOVE this episode. Jen Ramsey has cracked the code on anxiety and shares a wealth of information, so you can too. Jen knows what it takes to turn life, and old patterns, on their head and live successfully from the heart, on your own terms and she tells us how she did i ...…
 
The world of skeptical investigation is full of interesting personalities full of stories about their run-ins with ghost chasers, debunking charlatans, and dealing with "magic". Today on Point of Inquiry, Jim Underdown talks with Massimo Polidoro and Kenny Biddle while at CSICon 2018 about what they've been through as two of the top investigato ...…
 
Micro-needling, collagen, gaming YouTube, and the Flat Earth. Plus Eddie Brock, boiling steaks, machine learning, and canine ASMR. Shortening our telomeres, it’s Skeptics with a K.
 
The ladies live by Astrology for Happiness and Success by Mecca Woods. Will Kristen learn to love astrology? Will Jolenta create the life she wants by using the stars as her guide? We love hearing from you! Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join ...…
 
We get HEAVY on Anthem and the games-as-service model, as well as talk food, life, video game music, and retro gaming. Join us!
 
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In today’s podcast, we hear that Microsoft has disclosed a Fancy Bear sighting, snuffling around Atlanticist think tanks in Europe. Ukraine says, in effect, see, we told you so. Speaking of bears, it seems that North Korea’s Hidden Cobra may be striking at the biggest bear of them all, going after Russian targets. There’s new decryptor availabl ...…
 
Founded in 1936, the German-American Bund had approximately 25,000 members and 70 chapters around the country. While the Nazis were building concentration camps, the Bund held pro-Hitler retreats and summer camps. February 20th marks the 80th anniversary of the Bund’s most notorious event when 20,000 of its members gathered at Madison Square Ga ...…
 
Founded in 1936, the German-American Bund had approximately 25,000 members and 70 chapters around the country. While the Nazis were building concentration camps, the Bund held pro-Hitler retreats and summer camps. February 20th marks the 80th anniversary of the Bund’s most notorious event when 20,000 of its members gathered at Madison Square Ga ...…
 
Shane talks about hormone loss, memory decline, and Alzheimer’s with Neuroscience Professor at The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Ph.D. Karyn Frick. Are we just an accumulation of memories? How are Memories formed? Charity Of The Week - The Alzheimer's Association https://act.alz.org Visit our sponsors Quip www.getquip/hereweare Robinhood H ...…
 
In this episode: Cryptids in the U.S! The Snallygaster The Dwayyo The Snarly Yow The Richmond Vampire AND MORE! SIMPLY AMAZING! EMAIL: TerrysMysteriousMoments@gmail.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/terrydtx/ Shows on RPA: Monday's: Real Paranormal Activity - The Podcast Tuesday's: Aaron's Horror Show with Aaron Frale Wednesday's: Ter ...…
 
Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter from the Potential Project discuss their mission of enhancing performance for leaders and large organizations through mindfulness. Potential Project believes we can cocreate a more peaceful and kinder world by helping others reach a calmer and more focused mindset. Hougaard and Carter have deep roots in the ...…
 
In this week's show we discuss the Lincoln Memorial event that went viral a month ago. In January 18, Native American activists and Catholic teenagers wearing Trump hats had a confrontation. This incident drew national attention, but what most people don't know is that this situation was prompted by a half dozen Hebrew Israelites agitators. The ...…
 
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In today’s podcast, we hear of a small flare in cyber conflict between India and Pakistan. Australian political parties as well as Parliament subjected to attempted cyberattacks. A new strain of malware is being distributed through messaging apps. Microsoft pulls cryptojacking Windows 10 apps from its store. Britain’s NCSC is rumored to have co ...…
 
In this episode: Aaron reviews the movie, "Bird Box" Did he like it? Did he not like it? Listen and find out! SPOILER ALERT! Simply AMAZING! Aaron's Horror Show: EMAIL: AARONSHORRORSHOW@GMAIL.COM FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/AaronsHorrorShow/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AaronHorrorShow Copyright holder is Aaron Frale: All songs prov ...…
 
The LORD saves His people by His power and for His glory. In Exodus 15, we see the crossing of the Red Sea. This amazing narrative teaches us three theological truths: (1) God has the right to punish those who persist in unrepentant sin, (2) God always takes the initiative in our salvation, and (3) The only way to escape the coming flood of God ...…
 
In this session on Revelation 20, Dr. Sean Cole discusses the major differences between Reformed Covenant Theology and Dispensationalism. He then gives an amillennial interpretation of Revelation 20.www.seancole.net
 
This week we are joined by Randall Carlson, as we look at the evidence for an impact hypothesis underlying the Younger Dryas, a cold-reversal period that occurred approximately 12,700 years ago. This post, TGR 02.18.19. Randall Carlson: Earth Changes and Cataclysms, first appeared at The Gralien Report.…
 
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Test your knowledge of popular urban legends, and the science underlying them.
 
In this episode: A listener's Godmother passed. Did she visit right after her death? A family in Ireland builds their new home on a plot of land with an ancient burial site behind it. What could go wrong? A daughter has a dream of herself dying, but could it be a sign of things to come? And MORE! SIMPLY AMAZING! RPA has made the list for "The T ...…
 
Today's Network Break covers a brand new network OS from SnapRoute, new features in VMware's SD-WAN appliances, Carbonite's acquisition of Webroot, Cisco and Arista financial results, and more tech news. The post Network Break 222: SnapRoute Launches Network OS; Carbonite Buys Webroot appeared first on Packet Pushers.…
 
Today's Network Break covers a brand new network OS from SnapRoute, new features in VMware's SD-WAN appliances, Carbonite's acquisition of Webroot, Cisco and Arista financial results, and more tech news. The post Network Break 222: SnapRoute Launches Network OS; Carbonite Buys Webroot appeared first on Packet Pushers.…
 
Stories from the Week Apple and Google Pressured to Dump Saudi App Where Men Track Women Relatives - The New York Times GOP livid with Trump over ignored Khashoggi report - POLITICO Religious Right Pundits: Chief Justice John Roberts a 'Disgrace' and a 'Hack' for Vote to Stay Anti-Abortion Law | Right Wing Watch The State of the Q-nion | Right ...…
 
This episode features Sarah Haider, the president of Ex-Muslims of North America. Julia and Sarah discuss why it's important to talk about the challenges of leaving Islam, and why that makes people uncomfortable or angry. They also explore whether being intellectually honest helps or hurts your effectiveness as an activist; Sarah's concerns wit ...…
 
Jerry and Tracy discuss some of the most famous Men In Black encounters and Ep.3 of Hillbilly Horror House, our new audio drama Tonight,s sponsor is Wix. www.wix.com/podcast to save 10%
 
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A special preview of the new podcast "One Plus One" from Wondery.
 
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Researchers at Symantec have been tracking Seedworm, a cyber espionage group targeting the Middle East as well as Europe and North America. The threat group targets government agencies, oil & gas facilities, NGOs, telecoms and IT firms. Al Cooley is director of product management at Symantec, and he joins us to share their findings. The origina ...…
 
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