Is the PIN you use for your bank card secure? How did one woman get duped into giving a romance scammer $200,000? And Cloudflare and other online services take aim at a vile corner of the internet…
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 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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- Most Common iPhone Passcodes — Daniel Amitay.
- We’ve fixed an issue that meant we weren’t storing some customers’ PINs correctly — Monzo.
- 500,000 Monzo banking customers told to change their PINs — Graham Cluley.
- Terminating Service for 8Chan — Cloudflare.
- 8chan struggling to stay online after its alleged use by El Paso shooting suspect — CNN.
- Online dating apps and websites the most common way to meet — 9to5Mac.
- Woman says a man she met on Tinder swindled her out of $200K: ‘He didn’t just dump you, he never existed’ — ABC News.
- Cyber Actors Use Online Dating Sites To Conduct Confidence/Romance Fraud And Recruit Money Mules — Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).
- The Boys trailer — YouTube.
- The Boys — Amazon Prime.
- “Conviction,” Reviewed: A Bronx P.I. Pursues Justice, and Glory — The New Yorker.
- Conviction podcast — Gimlet.
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