Graham offers some security and privacy advice for those exodusing Twitter to Mastodon, and Carole slams the door shut on a notorious scammer with a huge Instagram following.
All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who aren’t joined by a guest this week.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, some snorting, and rude language.
- Mastodon: What you need to know for your security and privacy – Graham Cluley.
- Follow Graham Cluley on Mastodon.
- Hushpuppi: Notorious Nigerian fraudster jailed for 11 years in US – BBC.
- Influencer involved in $1.1 million Qatar school financing scam jailed – Alarabiya.
- Influencer ‘Ray Hushpuppi’ jailed over plan to launder $300m – The Guardian.
- Hushpuppi’s wife, Imams write judge as US court sentences fraudster today – Premium Times.
- Living trailer – YouTube.
- Kleo – Netflix.
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- Kolide – the SaaS app that sends employees important, timely, and relevant security recommendations concerning their Mac, Windows, and Linux devices, right inside Slack.
- Bitwarden – Password security you can trust. Bitwarden is an open source password manager trusted by millions of individuals, teams, and organizations worldwide for secure password storage and sharing.
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.