A gallery is tricked into giving millions to a fraudster, software tells doctors to push opioids onto patients, and an artist finds a novel way to trick Google Maps into thinking there’s a traffic jam.
All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who ended up recording without a guest this week.
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- Fraudsters Posing as Art Dealer Got Gallery to Pay Millions — Bloomberg.
- ‘Hampstead Heath, Harrow in the Distance’, John Constable, David Lucas, published 1855 — Tate.
- Electronic Health Records Vendor to Pay $145 Million to Resolve Criminal and Civil Investigations — Department of Justice.
- In secret deal with drugmaker, health-records tool pushed opioids — Los Angeles Times.
- Practice Management Software — Practice Fusion.
- Opioid epidemic in the United States — Wikipedia.
- Exclusive: OxyContin maker Purdue is ‘Pharma Co X’ in U.S. opioid kickback probe – sources — Reuters.
- Smashing Security 122: The big fat con at Office Depot.
- Google Maps hacks — Simon Weckert.
- Google Maps Hacks by Simon Weckert — YouTube.
- Telling Lies launch trailer — YouTube.
- Telling Lies — iOS App Store.
- Telling Lies — Steam.
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