A woman’s attempt to hire an assassin online backfires badly, it’s scary just how cheap it is to buy information about US military personnel, and trolls and tattoos don’t mix.
All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by The Cyberwire’s Dave Bittner.
Plus don’t miss our featured interview with Jason Meller of Kolide.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
- Woman jailed after RentaHitman.com assassin turned out to be – surprise – FBI – The Register.
- Zandra Ellis criminal complaint (PDF).
- Rent-A-Hitman: Your Point & Click Solution! – YouTube.
- It’s shockingly easy to buy sensitive data about US military personnel – MIT Technology Review.
- This Guy Trolls His TikTok Haters By Getting Tattoos of Them – Vice.
- Man Gets Back at Trolls Online With Revenge Tattoos – MSN.
- The Beatles – “Now and Then” music video – YouTube.
- “The Last of Us” piano scene, episode 3 – YouTube.
- Celeritas podcast.
- Pick of the week archive – Smashing Security.
- Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)
- Kolide – Kolide ensures that if your device isn’t secure it can’t access your cloud apps. It’s Device Trust for Okta. Watch the demo today!
- Vanta – Expand the scope of your security program with market-leading compliance automation… while saving time and money. Smashing Security listeners get 20% off!
- Panoptica – Panoptica is a cloud native application security solution connecting developer and security teams to their organization’s biggest cloud threats from code to production.
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
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