Episodes

286: Hackers doxxed, Pornhub probs, and Co-op security measures

Pornhub has a problem, the UK’s Co-op supermarket is accused of big brother tactics, and we take a look at a security researcher’s attempt to reveal the true identify of hackers. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and…

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285: Uber’s hidden hack, tips for travel, and AI accent fixes

Uber may not face prosecution over its handling of a 2016 data breach – but its former chief security head does; how to defend your digital devices’ data while on vacation, and how to change your accent with artificial intelligence. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing…

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284: The Most Wanted Missing CryptoQueen

In this special edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast, computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault welcome back author and journalist Jamie Bartlett – host of “The Missing CryptoQueen” podcast. Jamie tells us about his new book, which shares more details about the disappearance of cryptocurrency scammer Dr Ruja Ignatova, and the subsequent hunt…

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283: Disney’s social dumpster fire, Anom phones, and TikTok tragedies

A self-proclaimed “super hacker” causes problems in the Magic Kingdom, criminals regret trusting Anom phones, and lawsuits are filed against TikTok. 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 Anna Brading. Plus don’t…

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282: Raising money through ransomware, China’s mega-leak, and hackers for hire

A hacked university might have made a profit after paying a cryptocurrency ransom, China suffers possibly the biggest data breach in history, and Reuters investigates digital mercenaries. 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…

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281: Debug ransomware and win $1,000,000, period-tracking apps, and AI gets emotional

A new version of the LockBit ransomware offers a bug bounty, women uninstall period-tracking apps in fear of how their data might be used against them, and Microsoft’s facial recognition tech no longer wants to know how you’re feeling. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security”…

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280: Hot tub hijinx, and a sentient AI

Internet-connected jacuzzis find themselves in hot water, and a Google engineer claims that their AI has developed feelings. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault. Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune:…

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279: Encrypted notes, and a deadly case of AirTag spying

How did a saxophonist sneak sensitive information in and out of the Soviet Union? How might an Apple AirTag have led to murder? And isn’t the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain doing just great? All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley…

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278: Tim Hortons, avoiding sanctions, and good faith security research

Trouble brews with the Tim Hortons app, Mandiant gets in a tussle with a Russian ransomware gang, and should good faith security researchers be at risk of prosecution? 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…

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277: Bad bots, cheeky ransoms, and good deepfakes

Ransom acts of kindness are top of our mind, as we also explore how bad bots are hogging more and more of the internet's activity, and look at how deepfakes could be a good thing after all. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by…

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