Who’s wearing the pyjamas while they take down North Korea’s internet? Is it a case of cop or cosplay in Oregon? And what’s to fear about the metaverse?
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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Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Special Guest: Dave Bittner.
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- Space Station Photos Show North Korea at Night, Cloaked in Darkness — National Geographic.
- North Korea Hacked Him. So He Took Down Its Internet — Wired.
- North Korean hackers attempt to hack security researchers investigating zero-day vulnerabilities — Hot for Security.
- Woman ‘Tricked’ to Believe She Was a D.E.A. Agent Trainee, Official Says — New York Times.
- Alleged DEA imposter in Portland took woman on ‘ride-alongs,’ had her flash fake badge to find informants among homeless people, complaint says — Oregon Live.
- Meta forced to add ‘personal boundaries’ to the Metaverse after woman was sexually harassed in virtual reality — The Independent.
- Horizon Worlds metaverse app could pose danger for kids, experts say — Washington Post.
- The metaverse has a groping problem already — MIT Technology Review.
- Sexual harassment in the metaverse? Woman says she was virtually raped — USA Today.
- Talking Telephone Numbers Breakdown w/ separated Transmission & Talkback audio — YouTube.
- 2013 Tony Awards Director On FIRE!!! — YouTube.
- Ghosts — BBC iPlayer.
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