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124: Poisoned porn ads, the A word, and why why why Wipro?

4/17/2019
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The hacker who lived the high life after spreading malware via porn sites, Wipro demonstrates how to turn a cybersecurity crisis into a PR disaster, and why are humans listening in to your Alexa conversations? 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 Brian Honan. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, on the Smashing Security...

Duration:00:52:40

123: Backups - a necessary evil? (replay)

4/10/2019
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With Graham incapacitated, we drag an episode out from the archives. In this special "splinter" episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast from September 2017 we tackle the tricky subject of backups - When did you last backup your data? How and what should you backup? And where should you store them? Lots of questions and Graham gets to do his Tina Turner impression. All this and more is discussed in this edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley...

Duration:00:30:45

122: The big fat con at Office Depot

4/3/2019
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Office Depot and OfficeMax are fined millions for tricking customers into thinking their computers were infected with malware, car alarms can make your vehicle less secure, and facial recognition in apartment blocks comes under the microscope. 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...

Duration:00:48:44

121: Hijacked motel rooms, ASUS PCs, and leaky apps

3/27/2019
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An app leaking private conversations and intimate photographs is ignoring requests to fix the problem, hackers poison a security update sent to ASUS PCs, and how to protect your privacy in motel rooms. 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, on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit...

Duration:00:47:37

120: Silk Road with Deliveroo

3/20/2019
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Online drug dealers get busted due to poor OPSEC! People are still failing to wipe their USB sticks properly! A potential presidential candidate is outed as a former hacker! Flat Earthers! Pi! Empathy! 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 @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes....

Duration:00:48:28

119: Hijacked homes, porn passports, and ransomware regret

3/13/2019
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A $150 million mansion is hijacked online, Brits will soon have to scan their passport to watch internet porn, and are organisations right to pay up when hit by 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 technology broadcaster David McClelland. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember:...

Duration:00:54:08

118: The 's' in IoT stands for security

3/6/2019
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Twerking robot assistants, an app from Saudi Arabia that lets men track women, and a gnarly skiing security snarl-up! Oh, and find out how a didgeridoo could change your life and that of your loved ones. 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 Geoff White. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for...

Duration:00:42:49

117: SWATs on a plane

2/27/2019
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Why is Tampa's mayor tweeting about blowing up the airport? Are hackers trying to connect with you via LinkedIn? And has Maria succeeded in her attempt to survive February without Facebook? All this and much much more in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis. Plus, after last week's discussion about the legal battle between Mondelez and Zurich Insurance, we have a chat with...

Duration:00:57:24

116: Stalking debtors, Facebook farce, and a cyber insurance snag

2/20/2019
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How would you track someone who owed you money? What was the colossal flaw Facebook left on its website for anyone to exploit and hijack accounts? And what excuse are insurance companies giving for not paying victims of the NotPetya malware millions of dollars? 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 Joe Carrigan of the Information Security Institute...

Duration:00:45:55

115: Love, Nests, and is 2FA destroying the world?

2/13/2019
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Is two factor authentication such a pain in the rear end that it's costing the economy millions? Do you feel safe having a Google Nest in your home? And don't get caught by a catfisher this Valentine's Day. 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 B J Mendelson. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes....

Duration:00:38:51

114: Darknet Diaries, death, and beauty apps

2/6/2019
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Jack Rhysider from the "Darknet Diaries" podcast joins us to chat about his interview with the elusive Hacker Giraffe, how a death is preventing cryptocurrency investors from reaching their money, and how 'beauty camera' apps are redirecting users to phishing websites and stealing their selfies. 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 Jack Rhysider...

Duration:00:50:27

113: FaceTime, Facebook, faceplant

1/30/2019
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A FaceTime bug allows callers to see and hear you before you answer the phone, Facebook's Nick Clegg tries to convince us the social network is changing its ways, and IoT hacking is big in Japan. 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 John Hawes from AMTSO. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes....

Duration:00:45:50

112: Payroll scams, gold coin heists, web giants spanked

1/23/2019
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Business email compromise evolves to target your company's payroll, how the world's largest gold coin was stolen from a Berlin museum, and are internet giants feeling the heat yet over data security? 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 people hacker Jenny Radcliffe. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more...

Duration:00:43:07

111: When rivals hack, and "extreme" baby monitors

1/16/2019
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Why a business spat resulted in Liberia falling off the internet, how the US Government shutdown is impacting website security, and the perplexing world of extreme IoT devices. 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 Zoë Rose. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on Apple...

Duration:00:40:56

110: What? You can get paid to leave Facebook?

1/9/2019
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Twitter and the not-so-ethical hacking of celebrity accounts, study discovers how you can pay someone to quit Facebook for a year, and the millions of dollars you can make from uncovering software vulnerabilities. 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...

Duration:00:51:08

109: Grinches target Amazon and Reddit, stealing Christmas from the poor

12/19/2018
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Join us for our special Christmas episode as we tell tales of printer hacking, website defacement, Grinches, and how Google is snooping on your private YouTube videos. 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 Dave Bittner from The Cyberwire. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember:...

Duration:00:46:58

108: Hoaxes, Huawei and chatbots - with Mikko Hyppönen

12/12/2018
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The curious case of George Duke-Cohan, Huawei's CFO finds herself in hot water, and the crazy world of mobile phone mental health apps. 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 guests Mikko Hyppönen from F-Secure and technology journalist Geoff White. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes....

Duration:00:48:42

107: Sextorting the US army, and a Touch ID scam

12/5/2018
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Fitness apps exploit TouchID through a sneaky user interface trick, tech giants claim to have a plan to banish passwords, and you won't believe who was behind a sextortion scam that targeted over 400 members of the US military. 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 ferret-loving ethical hacker Zoë Rose. Follow the show on Twitter at...

Duration:00:44:16

106: Google Maps, Fed phishing, and Grinch bots

11/28/2018
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How are scammers stealing your money through Google Maps? Why did the FBI create a fake FedEx website? And how are US senators hoping to stop Grinch bots ruining Christmas? 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. And don't miss our special bonus interview about passwords with Rachael Stockton of LastPass...

Duration:01:00:50

105: Facebook, Nietzsche, Tesla, and Nicole

11/21/2018
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Tesla takes customer service a step too far, is it a romantic gesture or stalking when you email 246 women called Nicole, and Carole finds herself in a Facebook dilemma. 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 Jessica Barker. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:44:17