A big cheese ends up in jail, a Japanese dating site spills the dirt after a hack, and we learn all about the right to repair.
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 Paul Roberts from The Security Ledger.
Plus don’t miss our featured interview with Javvad Malik from KnowBe4.
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Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Special Guests: Javvad Malik and Paul F Roberts.
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- Cheese Is Addictive As Drug: Dairy Product Triggers Brain Region Linked To Addiction — Tech Times.
- How Police Secretly Took Over a Global Phone Network for Organized Crime — Motherboard.
- Liverpool man latest to be jailed as part of national Operation Venetic — Merseyside Police.
- Hard cheese: Stilton snap shared via EncroChat leads to drug dealer’s downfall — The Register.
- Automakers Hype Hacking Threat To Sink Pro-Repair Measure — Forbes.
- FTC Report Slams OEM Restrictions on Repair — Fight to Repair.
- securepairs.org – IT pros fight for a fixable future.
- Apology for dating breach (Japanese).
- Coronavirus: Why dating feels so different now — BBC Worklife.
- How Covid-19 has upended dating for singles — Vox.
- Japan’s biggest dating app hit by major cyberattack — TechRadar.
- The Pursuit of Love — BBC.
- Adapting The Pursuit of Love for BBC One — BBC Writers Room.
- The Colonial pipeline ransomware hackers had a secret weapon: self-promoting cybersecurity firms — MIT Technology Review.
- Fstoppers Reviews Obscura 2: A Superb iOS Photo App that Rethinks the ‘Interface’ — Fstoppers.
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