013: Assault with a deadly tweet
About This Episode
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.
- Sorry for the Nazi spam from my Twitter account - Graham Cluley
- Newsweek reporter Kurt Eichenwald on Fox News, 15 December 2016 - YouTube
- Maryland man arrested for cyberstalking - US Dept of Justice
- US man held for sending flashing tweet to epileptic writer - BBC News
- Epilepsy site hacked with seizure images - CBS News
- How to really pronounce GIF - howtoreallypronouncegif.com
- Gif's inventor says ignore dictionaries and say 'Jif' - BBC News
- How to disable animated GIFs in different web browsers - The Windows Club
- How to disable autoplaying videos on Twitter - Twitter
- This is the email that hacked Hillary Clinton’s campaign chief - Bitdefender Hot for Security
- Fry all the things! USB Kill zaps tons of computing devices - Graham Cluley
- UK flight ban on electronic devices announced - BBC News
- Electronics banned from cabins on some Middle Eastern and African flights to U.S. - CNN
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