Episodes

271: Crypto break-in, Google blurring, and mics not muting

A man loses $650,000 from his cryptocurrency wallet after his Apple iCloud account is hacked, video conferencing apps may not be muting your mic quite the way you imagined, and Google has unblurred military bases in Russia… or has it? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing…

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270: Bearded Barbie, EDR scams, and hobbyist crime detectives

Pulchritudinous women with glossy long hair are targeting Israeli officials via Facebook – but why? Scammers have found a new way to gain access to your most sensitive information – but how? And armchair detectives are helping investigating cold cases involving DNA – but should they? All this and much much more is discussed in…

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269: Trezor Deep Throat, a CCTV stalker, and Amazon’s list of banned words

There's monkey business involving cryptocurrency thieves and MailChimp, a stalker exploits his ex-partner's CCTV cameras, and what are the naughty words Amazon doesn't want its staff using? 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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268: LinkedIn deepfakes, doxxing Russian spies, and a false alarm

Strange goings-on on LinkedIn, Ukraine publishes a list of alleged Russian FSB agents, and police in Pittsburgh investigate an odd report of an active shooter. 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…

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267: Virtual kidnapping, two helipads, and a naughty Apple employee

A Russian bank tells its customers to stop installing security updates, an Apple employee ends up in hot water, and learn our tips to avoid being virtually kidnapped. 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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266: Cyberflashing, Kaspersky, and secret spies

Germany tells consumers to stop using Kaspersky anti-virus products, OSINT reveals a secret government department (with help from an Apple AirTag), and the UK says it's taking a hard line on cyberflashing. 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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265: The Nigerian supercop and Alexa vs. Alexa

The most famous policeman in Nigeria is in hot water over his links to Hushpuppi, has your Amazon Echo been talking to itself, and can an AI girlfriend save your marriage? All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault….

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264: Hacked car chargers, Telegram sextortionists, and secret bossware

Why might Russian EV chargers be displaying an anti-Putin message? Why are Telegram groups sharing sharing explicit images of women without their consent? And who is watching you in the workplace? 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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263: Problèmes de Weefeee, AI artists, and Web 3.0

Ooh la la! Horreur Wi-Fi en France! Some folks have experienced the drawbacks of Web 3.0 as their NFTs are stolen, and should computers own the copyright over the art they produce? 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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262: Macro progress, eyeball-tracking ads, and encryption backdoors

How does Microsoft hope to defeat the macro terror? How is the UK Government trying to influence the public's opinion on end-to-end encryption? And what is MoviePass hoping to do with your eyeballs? 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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