74: Mikko

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Poker is a competitive game. Unlike other casino games, poker is player vs player. Criminal hackers have understood this for a while and sometimes hack the other players to get an edge. And that small edge can result in millions of dollars in winnings.
This episode contains a story from Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure. We also interview Mikko to know more about him and the history of malware.
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Sources

https://www.cardplayer.com/poker-news/18318-wsop-bracelet-winner-jailed-for-web-poker-cheating

https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/29/news-views-gossip/my-unbelievable-ept-barcelona-story-hotel-rooms-arts-barcelona-broken-into-plant-trojans-1369171/

Mikko’s research on bypassing hotel room keys

https://archive.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002647.html

https://pokerfuse.com/news/live-and-online/more-stories-of-tampered-laptops-emerge-in-wake-of-ept-barcelona-scam-24-09/

https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/showpost.php?p=40050535&postcount=410

https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/showpost.php?p=40099537&postcount=794

https://igaming.org/poker/news/danish-former-high-stakes-pro-reported-to-police-for-massive-fraud-1602/

https://nyheder.tv2.dk/krimi/2019-12-02-dansk-pokerspiller-far-konfiskeret-26-millioner-kroner

Peter Jepsen Verdict a Mixed Victory for Poker Justice

https://www.bankrollmob.com/poker-news/2019123/danish-poker-pro-sentenced-jail-cheating-others-online-poker

Video: Peter Jepsen talks about an attempted hack on him

https://www.sijoitustieto.fi/comment/29593#comment-29593

https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/29/news-views-gossip/sad-conclusion-my-barcelona-incident-1397551/

Video: Brain Searching for the first PC virus in Pakistan

https://archive.org/details/malwaremuseum

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