The Great Londini has gathered a two million strong army to out TikTok trolls, there’s a bad supply chain vulnerability in many IoT devices, and how did Wikipedia pages end up covered in Nazi swastikas?
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 John Hawes (who has a very controversial Pick of the Week…)
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
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Special Guest: John Hawes.
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- Thousands of Wikipedia Pages Vandalized With Giant Swastikas — Gizmodo.
- Video of Wikipedia defacement — Twitter.
- Scottish Wikipedia.
- Um, almost the entire Scots Wikipedia was written by someone with no idea of the language – 10,000s of articles — The Register.
- Protection policy — Wikipedia.
- Austrian soldier imprisoned for showing photos of swastika tattoo on testicle — Jewish News.
- Advisory: Multiple Issues in Realtek SDK Affects Hundreds of Thousands of Devices Down the Supply Chain — IOT Inspector.
- TikTok adds more safety features for teens — CNET.
- TikTok Vigilante Group the Great Londini Has Made Hunting Down Trolls Its Mission — Insider.
- Who is TikTok’s masked vigilante? — BBC News.
- News Bunny — Wikipedia.
- The Movies That Made Us — Netflix.
- The School of Life — YouTube.
- How Not to be Boring — YouTube.
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