Two unsavoury websites suffer from a worrying leak, scientists are going animal crackers over AI, and the BBC is intercepting scammers’ live phone calls with victims.
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 Lazarus Heist’s Geoff White.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
- Hackers steal emails, private messages from hookup websites – TechCrunch.
- Scam Interceptors – BBC.
- ‘They’re coming up with devious ways to take your money’: the TV hackers taking on the scammers – The Guardian.
- Did BBC break the law by using a botnet to send spam? – Naked Security.
- How a horse whisperer can help engineers build better robots – Science Daily.
- How Scientists Are Using AI to Talk to Animals – Scientific American.
- “I don’t know”, sung by 76-year-old Paul McCartney – YouTube.
- “I don’t know”, sung by AI Paul McCartney – YouTube.
- AI makes Paul McCartney’s voice youthful – The Daily Beatle.
- “New”, sung by the AI Beatles – YouTube.
- AI Freddie Mercury sings “Yesterday” – YouTube.
- The Evaporated – Campside Media.
- Tetris – Apple TV+.
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
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