Smashing Security podcast episodes

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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350: Think before you shrink! And our guest is faked

Don’t minimise your Teams Meeting video call too hastily, you might reveal your dirty secrets! Would you be prepared to pay for Facebook and Instagram? And who is being faked to promote cryptocurrency scams? All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley…

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349: Ransomware gang reports its own crime, and what happened at OpenAI?

Who gets to decide who should be CEO of OpenAI? ChatGPT or the board? Plus a ransomware gang goes a step further than most, reporting one of its own data breaches to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity…

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348: Hacking for chimp change, and AI chatbot birthday

Who’s more incompetent – the cryptocurrency exchanges or some of the people who hack them? Plus a closer look at the reliability of AI chatbots. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault. Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult…

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347: Trolls, military data, and the hitman and her

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,…

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