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.
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Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Special Guest: Mikko Hyppönen.
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- Three years in jail for teenager who spammed out school bomb threats, and made hoax call about hijacked plane — Graham Cluley.
- Schools bomb hoaxes: Bodycam shows George Duke-Cohan arrest — BBC News.
- Bomb Threat Hoaxer, DDos Boss Gets 3 Years — Krebs on Security.
- Estonian DDoS revenge worm crafter jailed — The Register.
- Canada could be at risk of ‘nasty’ retaliation from China — Vancouver Star.
- Bad news for scammers. Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has been released on bail — Graham Cluley.
- Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse — BBC News.
- Alibaba already has a voice assistant way better than Google’s — MIT Technology Review.
- Making a Murderer — Netflix.
- Making a Murderer lawyer Kathleen Zellner is true crime’s new star — BBC News.
- Rebutting a Murderer podcast — Spreaker.
- DOOM (Shareware Episode) — Internet Archive.
- Doom (1993 video game) — Wikipedia.
- Points of Egress — Love + Radio.
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