Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to hand over his WhatsApp messages – or does he? And a couple of fun-loving girls from Aberdeen have come up with a sinister twist on sextortion scams.
All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley (from a mystery location) and Carole Theriault.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
- The UK Covid-19 Inquiry.
- Court orders ministers to hand Boris Johnson’s WhatsApps to Covid inquiry – The Guardian.
- Boris Johnson ‘has forgotten’ passcode for phone wanted by Covid inquiry – The Guardian.
- The Lockdown Files: Matt Hancock rejected expert advice on care home testing, WhatsApp messages reveal – The Telegraph.
- Boris Johnson’s Personal Phone Number Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight Online For 15 Years – Vice.
- Party girls netted £120,000 from terrified men in ‘sextortion’ scam -The Times.
- Exclusive: Women posed as underage girls to blackmail men out of nearly £122000 -Press and Journal.
- Musicless music video of Lionel Richie’s “Hello” – YouTube.
- Musicless music video of Rolling Stones performing live in 1964 – YouTube.
- Intrigue: Burning Sun – BBC podcast.
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