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A helpful and hilarious take on the week's tech SNAFUs. Computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault chat with guests about cybercrime, hacking, and online privacy. It's not your typical cybersecurity podcast... Winner of the "Best Security Podcast 2018" and "Best Security Podcast 2019", Smashing Security has had over seven million downloads. Past guests include Garry Kasparov, Mikko Hyppönen, and Rory Cellan-Jones. Follow the podcast on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, and subscribe for free in your favourite podcast app. New episodes released at 7pm EST every Wednesday (midnight UK).

A helpful and hilarious take on the week's tech SNAFUs. Computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault chat with guests about cybercrime, hacking, and online privacy. It's not your typical cybersecurity podcast... Winner of the "Best Security Podcast 2018" and "Best Security Podcast 2019", Smashing Security has had over seven million downloads. Past guests include Garry Kasparov, Mikko Hyppönen, and Rory Cellan-Jones. Follow the podcast on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, and subscribe for free in your favourite podcast app. New episodes released at 7pm EST every Wednesday (midnight UK).

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United Kingdom

Description:

A helpful and hilarious take on the week's tech SNAFUs. Computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault chat with guests about cybercrime, hacking, and online privacy. It's not your typical cybersecurity podcast... Winner of the "Best Security Podcast 2018" and "Best Security Podcast 2019", Smashing Security has had over seven million downloads. Past guests include Garry Kasparov, Mikko Hyppönen, and Rory Cellan-Jones. Follow the podcast on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, and subscribe for free in your favourite podcast app. New episodes released at 7pm EST every Wednesday (midnight UK).

Language:

English


Episodes

259: Techquilibrium and mediocre linguistic escapades

1/26/2022
Wordle - good or bad for the world? Whatever your opinion, at least someone wants to spoil players' fun. Meanwhile, we take a look at the threat mobile phones can pose to your mental health. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/259 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or...

Duration:00:42:47

258: Tesla remote hijacks and revolting YouTubers

1/19/2022
Carole's still on jury service, but the show must go on! We take a look at how some Tesla owners are at risk of having their expensive cars remotely hijacked, and why YouTubers are up in arms over NFTs. 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. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/258 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on Twitter...

Duration:00:33:04

257: Pokemon-hunting cops and the Spine Collector scammer

1/12/2022
Who has been playing video games rather than hunting down criminals? How is a man alleged to have stolen manuscripts of unpublished books from celebrity authors? Which pot contains an elephant? And why has Graham been listening to podcasts about pest control marketing? 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. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/257 to check out this...

Duration:00:44:16

256: Virgin Media just won't take no for an answer, NFT apes, and bad optics

12/15/2021
After a brief discussion of the Log4Shell vulnerability panic, we chat about how Virgin Media has got itself into hot water, a fat-fingered fumble at the Bored Ape Yacht Club, and how to hack around your sleeping girlfriend's facial recognition. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined by Mark Stockley for our last episode of the year! Visit...

Duration:00:50:09

255: Revolting receipts, a Twitter fandango, and shopkeeper cyber tips

12/8/2021
"Demonically" possessed devices print out antiwork propaganda, advice on how to secure your store, and is Twitter's new photo privacy policy practical? 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 Dinah Davis. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/255 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on Twitter at...

Duration:00:53:27

254: A dead hamster, a brass pen, and The Beatles

12/1/2021
Cryptocurrency traders suffer a hamster-related loss, beware of charity scammers this holiday season, and do you have the patience to sit through Peter Jackson's eight-hour Beatles documentary? 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 are flying solo this week. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/254 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show...

Duration:00:37:53

253: Cybercrime unicorns, HVAC hacks, and NFT piracy - with Mikko Hyppönen

11/24/2021
Heating systems are left vulnerable to attack in the high courts, cybercrime unicorns have become a reality (but what are they?), over 15 Terabytes of NFTs are made available for anyone to download ... and Carole reveals her Pick of the Year. 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 Mikko Hyppönen. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/253 to check...

Duration:00:48:04

252: Hotel hacks, workplace spies, and the FBI

11/17/2021
Booking.com got hacked five years ago, and didn't tell its customers... but now we know who might have been behind it. Bossware rears its ugly head again in the workplace, spying on employees. And did you receive a warning email from the FBI? 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 Brian Klaas of the "Power Corrupts" podcast. Plus we have a featured...

Duration:01:01:14

251: PrawnHub, Tesla recall, and IoT luggage

11/10/2021
Fishing fanatics find themselves in deep water, Teslas go haywire after an update, and is there actually some good news about IoT? 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 Ken Munro. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/251 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing...

Duration:00:41:59

250: Yes, you heard that correctly. Two hundred and fifty

11/3/2021
A game about Squid Game pulls the rug from under cryptocurrency investors in what appears to be a scam, PayPal hackers use a devious trick to break into 2FA-protected accounts, and have you received a job offer that's too good to be true? All this and much much more is discussed in this celebratory edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Dr Jessica Barker. Plus don't miss our featured interview with the...

Duration:01:01:46

249: Devious licks, Netflix, and sensitive hackers

10/27/2021
Ransomware attackers have got hurt feelings, what does Netflix know about you, and why are schoolkids stealing lavatory seats? 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 1Password's Matt Davey from the "Random but Memorable" podcast. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/249 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on...

Duration:00:47:06

248: Press F12 to hack

10/20/2021
A journalist is threatened with prosecution after choosing to "View Source" on a public webpage, Amazon Ring owners might be in line for a hefty fine if their neighbours complain, and is the school lunch queue a good place for facial recognition? 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. Visit...

Duration:00:45:31

247: Rickrolling submarine secrets

10/13/2021
A married couple are accused of selling nuclear sub secrets, Facebook continues to make young lives a misery, and a school hacker lets loose one heck of a prank. 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. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/247 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on Twitter at...

Duration:00:49:49

246: Facebook has fallen

10/6/2021
Facebook suffers a massive (and very public) failure, Britain announces plans for counter-attacking nation states in cyberspace, and there's a tragic story related to ransomware. 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 Chris Kirsch. And don't miss our featured interview with Attivo Network's Carolyn Crandall. Visit...

Duration:01:05:43

245: The Julian Assange assassination plot, and IoT toilets

9/29/2021
While Julian Assange was killing time in the Ecuador's embassy in London, the CIA were trying to dream up ways to kill him, and urine trouble if you put your trust in an IoT lavatory. All this and 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 nobody at all. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/245 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on...

Duration:00:36:42

244: Facebook Ray-Bans, VPN spies, and AI camouflage

9/22/2021
How much do you trust the people who work at your VPN provider? How are folks fighting facial recognition? And what on earth is Ray-Ban thinking getting into bed with Facebook? 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 Mark Stockley. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/244 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on...

Duration:00:51:22

243: Breaking news, Apple zero-clicks, and bad blood

9/15/2021
A Walmart press release says it's jumping aboard the cryptocurrency bus - but is it true? Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes goes on trial, and have you updated your Apple gadgets to protect against the latest NSO Group spyware attack? 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 Host Unknown's Thom Langford. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/243 to check...

Duration:00:48:26

242: ProtonMail privacy questioned, and Banksy blunder

9/8/2021
ProtonMail finds itself in a privacy pickle, the big problem with Facebook's algorithmic amplification, and strange things are happening on Banksy's website. 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. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/242 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on...

Duration:00:56:50

241: Flipping dating apps, and crypto rewards for criminals

9/1/2021
How to find your match on the Bumble dating app, convicted criminals make money out of cryptocurrency, and there are concerns about data in Afghanistan. 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. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/241 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links. Follow the show on Twitter at...

Duration:00:47:40

240: 3D printer hijacks, crypto fails, and a tech billionaire’s revenge

8/25/2021
A bug unravels 3D printer security, cryptocurrency sites can't stop getting hacked, and hear our special guest spill a cup of tea while inhabiting his wife's knicker drawer. All this and much much more can be found in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by BBC cybersecurity correspondent Joe Tidy. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/240 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode...

Duration:00:51:07