Can a video game help your company's staff choose stronger passwords? Why might satellite-based internet communications be bad for security? And what are the alternatives to TikTok?
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 The Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.
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Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
- Passworld: A Serious Game to Promote Password Awareness and Diversity in an Enterprise — USENIX.
- Whispers Among the Stars: A Practical Look at Perpetrating (and Preventing) Satellite Eavesdropping Attacks — Black Hat USA 2020.
- Satellite Broadband Security - James Pavur — YouTube.
- Twitter and TikTok reportedly have had talks about a deal — The Verge.
- Trump bans US transactions with Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat — The Guardian.
- These apps are scrambling to become the next TikTok — Wired.
- Introducing Instagram Reels — Facebook.
- Quoridor — Wikipedia.
- Quoridor — BoardGameGeek.
- BLACK & DECKER 20V LBX20 Li-Ion Battery USB Power Source Adapter w/DC 12V Port — eBay.
- The Young Offenders — BBC iPlayer.
- Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)