Episode #60 - How Facebook Marketplace Phishing Scams Work

Or... How I Tracked Down Some Shitty Hackers

Enjoy our first-ever video episode. It was super fun to make.

If you’re curious, the neat special effects were all made possible by using the SUPER COOL and freemium software app with the funny name: mmHmm. Check it out. It even works with Zoom!


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Product Recommendations

These are the devices and services that I personally use. I pay for everything you see listed here. I made these choices after much research and recommendations from tech industry colleagues.

  • The online backup software I use: iDrive (affiliate link)

  • The VPN software that I use: Nord VPN (affiliate link)

  • The email anonymizer that I use: 33Mail (affiliate link)

  • The secure router I use at my office: Gryphon (affiliate link)

  • The secure router I use at my home: Synology (affiliate link)

  • The service I use to block spam calls/texts: Uncall (affiliate link)


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Some of the products and services I recommend pay me a small commission if you decide to purchase them. Making purchases based on my recommendations never costs you extra. In fact, it can sometimes save you money because I get access to certain discounts which aren’t available to the general public.

It’s a win-win: you save money and help me earn an additional salary from my writing. Thank you, in advance, for that. It’s an easy way for anyone to support my work, research, and expertise. Affiliate links will be shown like this → (affiliate link) to make them easy to identify.

In case you’re curious:

  1. I’ve purchased, owned, tested, and/or deeply researched every single thing I recommend.

  2. I’m never paid to sell software or hardware to you.

  3. I retain 100% editorial control over everything I write.

  4. The companies, products, or services that I recommend don’t know that I’m going to mention them.