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038: Gents! Stop airdropping your pics!

8/17/2017
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WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins (aka MalwareTech) pleads not guilty to malware charges, the Scottish parliament is hit by a brute force attack, IoT smart locks aren't so smart, and.. ahem.. someone is sending intimate pics via AirDrop to unsuspecting commuters. 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 technology journalist Geoff White. Follow the show on Twitter...

Duration: 00:44:16


037: Boobs, dragons and data breaches

8/9/2017
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Hackers are holding HBO to ransom after a massive data breach, and have leaked the phone numbers and email addresses of "Game of Thrones" cast members. Has security firm Carbon Black been leaking customers's sensitive files while trying to scan them? And Disney's mobile apps are accused of spying on kids... 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 John Hawes....

Duration: 00:37:38


036: Flash? Clunk flush... and hacking security researchers

8/3/2017
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A security threat researcher is badly hacked in a revenge attack. Some people want to save Adobe Flash, but is that wise? And a poorly-secured electronic billboard starts displaying offensive images... 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 Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember:...

Duration: 00:44:57


035: Up the Roomba with mandatory Chinese spyware

7/26/2017
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China is forcing people to install smartphone spyware, young cyberoffenders are offered rehab, and robot vacuum cleaners want to sell maps of the inside of your house to tech firms. 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 Dan Ring. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on iTunes or your...

Duration: 00:37:23


034: The pen is mightier than the password

7/20/2017
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The UK government wants you to give your credit card details to porn sites, Ashley Madison offers compensation to the people whose lives it ruined, and an adult website wants you to pass its unorthodox and below-the-belt biometric identity check... gulp! All this and Myspace, Google Glass, Fleabag, 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...

Duration: 00:48:35


033: 1Password, net neutrality, and spatchcock chicken

7/13/2017
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Is password manager 1Password treating its customers unfairly? Are autonomous cars driving us around the bend? And what is this Net Neutrality thing anyway? 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 Michael Hucks from PC Pitstop. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on iTunes or your...

Duration: 00:42:04


032: The iPhone 8, a data breach at the AA, and a mystery no show

7/6/2017
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The iPhone 8 is on its way and may use 3D facial recognition rather than a fingerprint sensor to lock out intruders, and the UK's Automobile Association claims it hasn't leaked any credit card data, so why is it getting so upset about security researchers publishing screenshots of leaked data? 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 umm.. nobody. Follow the...

Duration: 00:35:26


030: GDPR - The good and the bad

6/22/2017
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In this special "splinter" episode, regular hosts Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault are joined by special guest Kevin Gorsline to discuss the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and what it means to your business even if you're not based in Europe. Special Guest: Kevin Gorsline.

Duration: 00:26:42


029: Exploits to get your English teeth into

6/15/2017
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Microsoft gives us a Patch Tuesday shock, malware grows up for the Mac, and your mouse movements might reveal if you're an identity thief. 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 special guest Javvad Malik of AlienVault. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on iTunes or your favourite...

Duration: 00:38:08


024: Reality Winner, Gordon Ramsay and a leaky bucket

6/7/2017
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Evidence of Russia hacking the US election leaks from the NSA and Reality is not a winner, confidential data is accidentally exposed in the cloud by a defence contractor, and Gordon Ramsay has a few choice words for his hacking father-in-law. 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 special guest Ian Whalley. Follow the show: Follow the show on Twitter at...

Duration: 00:38:08


023: Covfefe

5/31/2017
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Hackers are blackmailing cosmetic surgery patients, and threatening to release their naked photos. A British Airways IT snafu causes travel chaos for thousands. And Germany is threatening to throw hefty fines at Facebook if it can't police its content properly. All this and "Covfefe" 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 John Hawes. Show notes: Cosmetic...

Duration: 00:40:27


013: Assault with a deadly tweet

3/23/2017
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Graham is embarrassed by a Twitter security snafu. How an animated GIF could prove deadly. Social engineering threats against your workforce. And will you be able to do any work on your laptop next time you catch an airplane? All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Alex Eckelberry. SHOW NOTES: Sorry for the Nazi spam from my Twitter accountNewsweek reporter Kurt Eichenwald on Fox News, 15 December...

Duration: 00:33:58


009: False flags and hacker clues

2/23/2017
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The Lazarus malware attempts to trick you into believing it was written by Russians, second-hand connected cars may be easier to steal, and is your child a malicious hacker? All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault. Oh, and Carole makes Graham and Vanja apologise for their past mistakes. SHOW NOTES: You Only Live Twice - space capsule scene Lazarus's false flag malware Hackers behind bank attack campaign use Russian...

Duration: 00:26:22


008: I'll give you my Android when you pry it from my cold, dead paws

2/16/2017
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Handbags at dawn for CrowdStrike and NSS Labs! Donald Trump's insecure Android phone! File-less malware - is that so new? And StalkScan makes it easier to reveal what Facebook users have been carelessly sharing... Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss. SHOW NOTES AEP Public Test Announcement NSS Labs Report Confirms Testing of CrowdStrike Falcon was Incomplete and Wrong Some thoughts on the CrowdStrike vs NSS Labs debacle Which Android...

Duration: 00:28:13


003: Alexa! Get me an axe!

1/12/2017
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Donald Trump and *that* secret dossier, MongoDB databases under attack, Microsoft employees suffering from PTSD and Alexa buying doll houses. Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and security. Recorded live: Thursday 12 January, 2017 Watch the video version of this podcast at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwpXbrEtgNg. SHOW NOTES Donald Trump finally believes Russia hacked the DNC 27,000 MongoDB...

Duration: 00:26:32