Episodes

297: Mastodon 101, and the Hushpuppi saga

Graham offers some security and privacy advice for those exodusing Twitter to Mastodon, and Carole slams the door shut on a notorious scammer with a huge Instagram following. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who aren’t joined…

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296: Twitter turmoil, AI animal chatters, and metaverse at work

Twitter has a new chief twit in the form of Elon Musk and he’s causing problems, scientists say artificial intelligence may help us communicate with animals, and is the office of the future set in the metaverse? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by…

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295: Slushygate, sextortion, and nano-targeting

What is slushygate and how does it link to sextortion in the States? What is the most impersonated brand when it comes to delivering phishing emails? And what the flip is nano-targeting? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley…

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294: The Virgin trains swindler, cyber clowns, and AirTag election debacle

Someone’s election-fiddling is uncovered with an Apple AirTag, a cyber scandal rocks Germany, and a swindler steals a fortune due to trains being delayed. 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 runZero’s…

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293: Massive crypto bungle, and the slave scammers

A couple unexpectedly find $10.5 million in their cryptocurrency account, and in Cambodia people are being forced to commit scams. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are flying solo again this week. Warning: This podcast may…

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292: Trussterflucks and eBay stalking

Has new UK prime minister Liz Truss been careless with her mobile phone, and hear the most extraordinary story of corporate cyberstalking. 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 nobody for reasons…

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291: Deepfake dangers, AI image opt out, and controlling your urges

Anti-porn “shameware” apps take a privacy pounding, is your image already being used by AI, and deepfake danger continues to deepen. 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 Host Unknown’s Thom Langford….

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290: Uber, Rockstar, and crystal balls

Researchers reveal how your eyeglasses could be leaking secrets when you’re on video conferencing calls, we take a look at the recent data breaches involving Uber and Grand Theft Auto 6, and we cast an eye at what threats may be around the corner… All this and much much more is discussed in the latest…

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289: Printer peeves, health data hangups, and Twitter tussles – with Rory Cellan-Jones

How could your inkjet printer finally help you make some money, why is it so hard to share our health data even if we want to, and what result do you want to see from the Elon Musk vs Twitter bunfight? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the…

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288: Chiquita banana, dumb criminals, and detecting ring binders

Students learn a valuable lesson when it comes to AI detecting guns on campus, SIM swappers are surprisingly stupid, and romance scammers get scammed by someone (or some thing?) calling themselves Chiquita Banana. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham…

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