United States Customs and Border Protection had sensitive data stolen, but the hackers didn't have to breach its network. Apple has ambitious plans to make iPhone users safer online. And trolls are using Twitter lists to target their victims.
All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the MULTI-AWARD-WINNING “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis.
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
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- Smashing Security named the Best Security Podcast — Graham Cluley.
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers into and out of the country were recently taken in a data breach — Washington Post.
- Maker of US border’s license-plate scanning tech ransacked by hacker, blueprints and files dumped online — The Register.
- US border cops confirm: Maker of America’s license-plate, driver recognition tech hacked, camera images swiped — The Register.
- Tweet from Sam Soffes.
- Apple previews iOS 13 — Apple.
- Sign In with Apple human user interface guidelines — Apple.
- How trolls use Twitter lists to target and harass other users — CNBC.
- Trolls get tricky on Twitter with targeted harassment lists — Kim Komando.
- 10 hours worth of the original Firestorm TV series (Japanese, with English subtitles) — YouTube.
- Gerry Anderson’s Firestorm Exclusive FULL Minisode — YouTube.
- Gerry Anderson’s Firestorm — A brand new science fiction series from the creator of Thunderbirds (or, more precisely, his son).
- AITA — Reddit.
- Ecosia – the search engine that plants trees.
- Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)