Smashing Security podcast episodes

360: LockBit locked out, and funeral Facebook scams

Heaven’s above! Scammers are exploiting online funerals, and LockBit – the “Walmart of Ransomware” – is dismantled in style by cyber cops. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault. Plus! Don’t miss our featured interview with Keiron Holyome about…

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359: Declaring war on ransomware gangs, mobile muddles, and AI religion

Holy mackerel! AI is jumping on the religion bandwagon, ransomware gangs target hospitals, and what’s happened to your old mobile phone number? 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 “Ransomware Sommelier” Allan Liska….

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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…

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357: Interview with an iPhone thief, anti-AI, and have we gone too far?

The iPhone security setting that you should enable right now, the worrying way that AI is predicting what criminals look like, and we play a game of face fake or real… All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole…

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356: Big dumpers, AI defamation, and the slug that slurped

This week the podcast is more lavatorial than usual, as we explore how privacy may have gone to sh*t on Google Maps, our guest drives hands-free on Britain’s motorways (and is defamed by AI), and ransomware attacks an airplane-leasing firm. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing…

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355: Fishy Rishi, 23andMe, and the labour of love

Has the British Prime Minister been caught secretly profiting from a cryptocurrency app? Were 23andMe right to blame their users after a data breach? And Indian men have hard feelings after falling for a money-for-sex scam. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity…

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354: Chuck Norris and the fake CEO, artificial KYC, and an Airbnb scam

Chuck Norris gives a helping hand to a mysterious cryptocurrency CEO who may have separated investors from over a billion dollars, generative AI creates a nightmare for those wanting to Know Their Customer, and a determined journalist finally gets their revenge on a sneaky Airbnb scammer. All this and more is discussed in the latest…

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353: Phone hacking, Piers Morgan, and Carole’s Christmas cockup

Piers Morgan is less than happy after a judgement that there is “no doubt” he knew phone hacking was going on at the Daily Mirror, and a shopper comes a-cropper just before Christmas. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole…

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352: For research purposes only

A hacker bursts the bubble of inflatable fetish fans, Hollywood celebrities unwittingly record videos in a Kremlin plot, and there’s a particularly devious WordPress-related malware campaign. 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…

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351: Nuclear cybersecurity, Marketplace scams, and face up to porn

Hacking fears are raised at Western Europe’s most hazardous building, why porn sites might soon be scanning your face, and our guest narrowly avoids a Facebook Marketplace scammer. 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…

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