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053: Game of Thrones, a major Amazon cloud leak, and web tracking gone crazy

11/22/2017
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The FBI think they've identified the HBO hacker, the US military have been caught with a leaky bucket, and web tracking has just got scarier than ever. 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 Register's Iain Thomson. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or...

Duration: 00:40:31


052: Facebook tackles vengeful scumbags, and a sex toy privacy boob

11/15/2017
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Is your dildo listening to you? Do you trust Facebook with your most intimate photos? And just how did a vengeful DDoSer come up with that nickname? 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, who are joined this week by special guest John Hawes. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration: 00:39:26


051: Robots, romance, passwords, and CrunchyRoll

11/8/2017
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Passwords are under the microscope again, CrunchyRoll leads anime fans to malware, a sexy robot gains Saudi citizenship, and Carole begins her career as an agony aunt. 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, who are joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember:...

Duration: 00:45:24


050: MailChimp, Piers Morgan, and The Dark Overlord

11/1/2017
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There's little time to celebrate our 50th episode, because there are rants to be had about MailChimp's switch to single opt-in, Graham upsets Piers Morgan on Twitter, and the Dark Overlord hacking gang are up to some pretty horrid tricks. 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, who didn't bother to organise a special guest this week. Follow the show on Twitter at...

Duration: 00:42:41


049: Hacking funeral homes, crypto mining websites, and careful with that hairspray

10/25/2017
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Scammers show a lack of imagination after hacking a funeral home, more websites are secretly stealing visitors' resources to mine for cryptocurrency, and everyone is very confused about the USA's airline laptop ban. 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 Register's John Leyden. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our...

Duration: 00:44:56


048: KRACK, North Korea, and an 18th century cyber attack

10/18/2017
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KRACK! Has the Wi-Fi vulnerability got you worried? Did North Korea hack a British TV company to prevent a "slanderous farce" from being made? And what have Dutch police learnt from Pokémon? 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 Virus Bulletin's Martijn Grooten. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more...

Duration: 00:33:44


047: Kaspersky, AI, and a well-handled data breach

10/11/2017
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America turns the heat up on Kaspersky anti-virus, Disqus announces a data breach, Elon Musk plans a bolthole on Mars to escape our robot overlords, and Graham gets to play chess with Garry Kasparov. 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 and broadcaster David McClelland. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or...

Duration: 00:40:35


046: Good beard bad beard

10/4/2017
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Bearded man entangled in dark web drugs market bust, Google researches how to make browser security warnings less confusing, and (ahem) "bedroom entertainment systems" probed for security holes. 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 Rich Baldry. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember:...

Duration: 00:38:17


45: Deloitte fail, CCleaner, and dotards on Twitter

9/27/2017
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Deloitte suffers an embarrassing hack, CCleaner spreads malware, and Twitter explains why it isn't planning to ban Donald Trump from Twitter anytime soon. 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 Phil Wood of Cisco. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on iTunes or your...

Duration: 00:36:25


044: Bonus behind the scenes - shower time

9/25/2017
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Carole wants to know why Graham keeps FaceTiming her from the shower. Can you help solve the mystery? ("Bonus" behind-the-scenes content.) Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on iTunes, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!

Duration: 00:06:59


043: Backups - a necessary evil?

9/20/2017
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In this special "splinter" episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast 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. Listen to 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...

Duration: 00:29:17


041: Hacking Instagram, facial failures, and spying bosses

9/7/2017
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It's easy to phone up a celebrity on Instagram following security breach, facial recognition at Notting Hill Carnival can't tell the girls from the boys, and companies are spying on their workers' activities. 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 David Bisson. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more...

Duration: 00:46:10


040: The show that cost Troy Hunt 14 dollars

8/30/2017
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Are public figures lying about being hacked? What were online criminals doing with 711 million email addresses? And how could scammers profit from Hurricane Harvey? 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 Troy Hunt. Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on iTunes or your favourite podcast...

Duration: 00:47:34


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


031: Petya (don't know the name of this ransomware)

6/29/2017
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Another major ransomware outbreak rattles the world - but no-one can decide what it's called, the danger posed to driverless cars by kangaroos, and do you really want an Amazon Echo Show? 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 David Bisson. Special Guest: David Bisson.

Duration: 00:44:37