Whatever happened to Crackas with Attitude, perfidious Albion College’s approach to locking down Coronavirus, and the Bridgefy mesh messaging app falls down when it comes to security.
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 Anna Brading.
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Special Guest: Anna Brading.
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- CIA boss has his personal email account hacked… and yes, it’s on AOL — Graham Cluley.
- Two years’ detention for UK teenager who ‘cyberterrorised’ US officials — The Guardian.
- Kane Gamble sentencing remarks (PDF).
- What It’s Like for a Hacker to Get Back Online After a Two-Year Internet Ban — Motherboard.
- Fearing coronavirus, a Michigan college is tracking its students with a flawed app — TechCrunch.
- Bridgefy, the messenger promoted for mass protests, is a privacy disaster — Ars Technica.
- Bridgefy’s Commitment to Privacy and Security.
- Mesh Messaging in Large-scale protests: Breaking Bridgefy — Technical paper by Martin R Albecht, Jorge Blasco, Lenka Marekova, and Rikke Bjerg Jensen of Royal Holloway, University of London.
- How to Watch The Avengers Movies in Order — Digital Trends.
- “Thor: Ragnarok” Official Trailer — YouTube.
- Sounds of the 90s with Fearne Cotton — BBC.
- Super Sapiens: a card game to help change the world — Etsy.
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