The man who hacked the UK National Lottery didn’t end up a winner, Japanese Love hotel booking tool suffers a data breach, and just what is 23andMe planning to do with your DNA?
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 Thom Langford.
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
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Special Guest: Thom Langford.
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- Cyber criminal jailed over National Lottery hack — National Crime Agency.
- Man who hacked National Lottery for just £5 is jailed for nine months — Hot for Security.
- Booking data stolen from Japanese short-time love hotel booking service HappyHotel — SiliconANGLE.
- 23andMe Licenses Drug Compound to Spanish Drugmaker Almirall — Bloomberg.
- Big Data and the End of Painful, Invasive Medical Procedures | — Wired.
- How 23andMe Won Back the Right to Foretell Your Diseases — Wired.
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- Embarrassed patients can now send photos of genitals to doc for STI checks — The Sun.
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