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104: The world's most evil phishing test, and cyborgs in the workplace

11/14/2018
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Does your employer want to turn you into a cyborg? Was this phishing test devised by an evil genius? And how did a cinema chain get scammed out of millions, time and time again...? Oh, and the subject of erasable pens comes up again. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Scott Helme. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our...

Duration:00:54:47

103: An Instagram nightmare, crazy iPhone deaths, and election hack claims

11/7/2018
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One travel blogger finds you don't have to be Kylie Jenner to be targeted by an Instagram hacker. When 40 iPhones at a hospital mysteriously die, what could be the explanation? And, surprise surprise, political parties in the USA are throwing around hacking accusations. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Naked Security's Mark Stockley. Follow...

Duration:00:52:59

102: Ethical dilemmas, Girl Scouts, and porn-loving US officials

10/31/2018
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Who deserves to die in a driverless car crash? Who has been sniffing around the Girl Scouts' email account? And just how long would it take for a geologist to visit 9,000 adult web pages? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by journalist and "Friends" fan Dan Raywood. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more...

Duration:00:47:42

101: Rule 34, Twitter scams, and Facebook fails

10/24/2018
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A Facebook friend request leads to arrest, Twitter scams ride again via promoted ads, and adult websites expose their members. Oh, and Graham finds out what Rule 34 is. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:50:32

100: One flippin' hundred

10/17/2018
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Yes, Smashing Security has reached its 100th episode! Despite our celebratory mood, we don't forget to take a look at the security stories of the last week - including an alarming IoT failure and a dating app disaster for Donald Trump devotees. All this and much more is discussed in this very special 100th edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more...

Duration:00:52:23

099: Passwords - A Smashing Security splinter (replay)

10/10/2018
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With Carole in the wilds of Canada, and Graham knee-deep in a security conference in Glasgow, we drag an episode out from the archives of February 2017 - looking at the thorny subject of passwords. Join computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault, and Vanja Švajcer as they offer some advice and tips for computer users. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to...

Duration:00:16:44

098: A Facebook omnishambles

10/3/2018
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Millions of Facebook user accounts put at risk after hack! The UK Conservative party's conference app causes a privacy omnishambles! And Facebook (again) has been doing something naughty with the phone numbers you give it for security reasons! Oh, and Maria gets very excited about something to do with Star Trek. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week...

Duration:00:51:28

097: Dash cam surveillance, robocall plague, and Zoho woe

9/26/2018
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Why was Zoho's website taken offline by its own domain registrar? How are dash cams making you less secure? And why are robocalls on the rise in the United States? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by The Cyberwire's Dave Bittner. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on Apple...

Duration:00:44:13

096: Bribing Amazon staff, and blinking deepfakes

9/19/2018
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Amazon staff are being bribed to delete negative reviews and leak data, deepfakes are getting more dangerous, an update on John McAfee's bitcoin bet, and our guest gets a shock... All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week (for a while at least) by David Bisson. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes....

Duration:00:33:50

095: British Airways hack, Mac apps steal browser history, and one person has 285,000 texts leaked

9/12/2018
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Malicious script is being blamed for the British Airways hack, Trend Micro's apps are booted out of the Mac App Store for snaffling private data, and Paul Manafort's daughter wants Twitter to remove a link. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by David Emm of Kaspersky Lab. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more...

Duration:00:42:21

094: Rogue browser extensions, Twitter presence, and how to cheat in exams

9/5/2018
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What's the danger when browser extensions go bad? Is Twitter sharing your online status a boon for stalkers? And which of the show's hosts is going to admit to cheating in their exams? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by technology journalist David McClelland. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes....

Duration:00:52:00

093: Abandoned domains and dating app dangers

8/29/2018
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How do fraudsters exploit abandoned domains to steal your company's secrets? How can you better protect your privacy when looking for love online? And who has the longest arms in the animal kingdom? All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who were joined briefly by a man in a wind tunnel for this episode. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for...

Duration:00:37:17

092: Hacky sack hack hack

8/22/2018
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Is your used car still connected to its old owner? Just how did Apple manage to identify the teenager hacker who stole 90GB of the firm's files? And why on earth would a firm of lawyers start producing pornographic videos? You'll be surprised by the answers! All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Paul Ducklin. Follow the show on Twitter at...

Duration:00:51:54

091: Sextortion, Las Vegas hotels, and Alex Jones

8/15/2018
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Just how did sextortionists get (some) of the digits in your phone number? Why are some hackers saying they won't be going to DEF CON in Las Vegas anymore? And should Alex Jones from InfoWars be banned from Twitter? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our...

Duration:00:48:14

090: Fortnite for Android, and the FCC's DDoS BS

8/8/2018
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Fortnite players are told they'll have to disable a security setting on Android, the FCC finally admits that it wasn't hit by a DDoS attack, and Verizon's VPN smallprint raises privacy concerns. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by David Bisson. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember:...

Duration:00:36:46

089: Data breaches, ransomware, Bitcoin robberies, and typewriters

8/1/2018
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Ransomware rears its head again, Dixons Carphone reveals its data breach was almost 1000% worse than they previously thought, a man is accused of stealing five million dollars worth of cryptocurrency through hijacking mobile phones, and a Canadian guy called Norman is rushing to get the typewriters out of storage. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week...

Duration:00:44:20

088: PayPal’s Venmo app even makes your drug purchases public

7/25/2018
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Websites still using HTTP are marked as "not secure" by Chrome, 85,000 Google employees haven't been phished for a year, and if you're buying drugs via PayPal’s Venmo app you should say goodbye to privacy. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Scott Helme. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes....

Duration:00:42:54

087: How Russia hacked the US election

7/18/2018
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Regardless of whether Donald Trump believes Russia hacked the Democrats in the run-up to the US Presidential election or not, we explain how they did it. And Carole explores some of the creepier things being done in the name of surveillance. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember:...

Duration:00:44:32

086: Elon Musk submarine scams and 2FA bypass

7/11/2018
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The world has been gripped with the story of that soccer team, those poor boys... but enough about England's World Cup hopes being dashed, it's time for another episode of "Smashing Security". Crypto scamming Thai cave rescue scoundrels! $25 million to make anti-fake news videos! TimeHop data breach! Phone number port out scams! All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault,...

Duration:00:39:05

085: Doctor Who, Facebook patents, and Bob's Burgers

7/4/2018
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Doctor Who's TARDIS has sprung a data leak, Facebook's creepy patents are unmasked, and an app to keep women safe on dates has surprising origins. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite...

Duration:00:37:08