Logic bombs in Excel spreadsheets, how should we protect our brain data from big companies, and how did bizarre messages about Drill rap end up on the Metropolitan Police’s Twitter account and website?
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 BJ Mendelson.
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Special Guest: B J Mendelson.
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- The meaning and origin of ‘Come a cropper’.
- Siemens contractor pleads guilty to planting logic bomb in company spreadsheets — ZDNet.
- Brain data regulation — Practical Ethics, University of Oxford.
- Monkey uses brain to control prothetic arm — YouTube.
- Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future — Wait But Why.
- Kernel is trying to hack the human brain – but neuroscience has a long way to go — The Verge.
- No, the Met Police wasn’t hacked. But its Twitter account and website were hijacked — Graham Cluley.
- The war against rap: censoring drill may seem radical but it’s not new — The Guardian.
- Katie Hopkins got her Twitter hacked – you had best continue ignoring her — Graham Cluley.
- Sorry for the Nazi spam from my Twitter account — Graham Cluley.
- Animated Knots by Grog.
- Expel your shallow human form and offer it up to new Garfield! — /r/imsorryjon on Reddit.
- Garfield minus Garfield.
- French inventor to attempt to cross Channel on jet-powered flyboard — The Guardian.
- Spider-Man vs Green Goblin — YouTube.
- ‘Like a damp towel on a line’: the day Boris Johnson got stuck on a zip wire — The Guardian.
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