358: Hong Kong hijinks, pig butchers, and poor ransomware gangs

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? A company in Hong Kong suffers a sophisticated deepfake duping, be one your guard from pig butchers as Valentine’s Day approaches, and spare a moment to feel sorry for poor ransomware gangs.

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 Lianne Potter from the “Compromising Positions” podcast.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.

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