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.
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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: Jenny Radcliffe.
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- Business Email Compromise Scams Have Netted $12.5 Billion, Says FBI — Bitdefender.
- The 2 Investigators: Theft By ‘Business Email Compromise’ — YouTube.
- The Secret of My Success Soundtrack – “Oh yeah” by Yello — YouTube.
- How one company lost $44 million through an email scam — Tripwire.
- BEC Gangs Focus on Executives for Payroll Diversion Scams — Agari.
- Daring robbery: Rare gold coin worth millions stolen from Berlin’s Bode Museum — YouTube.
- Trial begins for 4 accused in gold coin heist — CBC.
- Four men go on trial for giant gold coin heist from Berlin museum — The Guardian.
- The CNIL’s restricted committee imposes a financial penalty of 50 Million euros against Google — CNIL.
- Portuguese hospital appeals GDPR fine — IT Governance blog.
- German chat site faces fine under GDPR after data breach — We Live Security.
- First GDPR fine issued by Austrian data protection regulator — Freshfields Digital.
- F.T.C. Is Said to Be Considering Large Facebook Fines — The New York TImes.
- The Office Quest Game.
- Office Quest – Nintendo Switch Official Trailer — YouTube.
- Radioactive wild boars rampaging around Fukushima nuclear site — The Independent.
- Maniac — Netflix.
- Waking Up Podcast #145 – The Information War — Sam Harris.
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