We take a trip to Staten Island, New York, to hear how a case of cyberstalking resulted in the arrest of 20 alleged mobsters, learn about the nude photo-loving insider threat at Yahoo, and discover how fraudsters might be boosting Match.com’s profits.
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 Ran Levi of the “Malicious Life” podcast.
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Special Guest: Ran Levi.
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- The “You Think I’m Funny?” scene from “Goodfellas” — YouTube.
- 20 Defendants Charged with Crimes, Including Racketeering, Extortion, Loansharking — Department of Justice.
- Indictment against Joseph Amato and others (PDF) — Department of Justice.
- GPS cyberstalking of girlfriend brings surveillance and indictment for alleged American mobster — The Register.
- How to Find a GPS Tracker on Your Vehicle.
- Former Yahoo Software Engineer Pleads Guilty To Using Work Access To Hack Into Yahoo Users’ Personal Accounts — Department of Justice.
- Former Yahoo engineer pleads guilty to searching 6,000 user accounts for nudes — The Verge.
- Using Match.com? Read this — FTC Consumer Information.
- Why Match.com allegedly luring lonely customers with fake ‘winks’ is just another form of ‘phishing’ — MarketWatch.
- Fembots land Ashley Madison in hot water with the FTC — Graham Cluley.
- Mark Lewisohn Official Website.
- Hornsey Road with Mark Lewisohn.
- The Beatles’ Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition) — Spotify.
- Jigsaw Explorer — Online Jigsaw Puzzles.
- Criminal — Netflix.
- Criminal Review: Netflix Crime Drama With Parts Better Than the Whole — Collider.
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