Episodes

008: I’ll give you my Android when you pry it from my cold, dead paws

Handbags at dawn for CrowdStrike and NSS Labs! Donald Trump’s insecure Android phone! File-less malware – is that so new? And StalkScan makes it easier to reveal what Facebook users have been carelessly sharing…  Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss. SHOW NOTES AEP Public Test Announcement NSS Labs Report Confirms Testing…

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Using public Wi-Fi – a Smashing Security splinter

The tricky problem of public Wi-Fi hotspots. In this special “splinter” episode (or should it be a “shard”?) regular hosts Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss, and offer some advice and tips for computer users. SHOW NOTES: VPN comparison chart The dangers of public Wi-Fi – and crazy things people do to use it Free open…

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007: ASCII art attack

Printers start churning out ASCII art after a vigilante hacker hijacks 160,000 devices, a researcher reveals how you can get Donald Trump to tweet an embarrassing spoof video of himself, and has your smart TV been snooping on you? Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss. SHOW NOTES Hacker: I made…

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Email attachment malware – a Smashing Security splinter

Email attachment malware is the thorny topic tackled by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer in this “splinter” episode from the Smashing Security team.  Listen to this before you click! Oh, and Carole would like to apologise to all her fellow Canadians for the terrible faux pas she made in this episode……

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Passwords – a Smashing Security splinter

Passwords – everything you need to know about how to make them safer, and better secure your online accounts. In this special “splinter” episode (or should it be a “shard”?) regular hosts Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcerdiscuss the perennial problem of passwords and offer some advice and tips for computer users. Follow the…

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006: A romantic ransomware hotel break

Were hotel guests really trapped in their rooms by ransomware? Does anti-virus increase your attack surface so much that it’s not worth running at all? And 11% of people on the internet are running ad blockers, says company which blocks ad blockers. Oh, and we have a new theme tune… Computer security veterans Graham Cluley,…

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005: Upskirt insecurity

An alleged hacker finds the downside to car rental, a New York Times Twitter account announces Vladimir Putin is planning to launch a missile attack against the United States, and an “upskirt” website leaks its user data. Oh, and Vanja forces Graham to share an embarrassing privacy-breaching lavatory anecdote. Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja…

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004: You don’t mess with Brian Krebs

The Spora ransomware offers you more than just your encrypted files back, Brian Krebs busts the alleged masterminds behind the Mirai botnet, and be careful that your IT staff aren’t the only ones who know your corporate passwords. Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy…

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003: Alexa! Get me an axe!

Donald Trump and that secret dossier, MongoDB databases under attack, Microsoft employees suffering from PTSD and Alexa buying doll houses. Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and security. Recorded live: Thursday 12 January, 2017 Watch the video version of this podcast at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwpXbrEtgNg. SHOW…

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002: Invest in carrier pigeons

Donald Trump talks cybersecurity and explains how to keep your messages top secret, Ukrainian soldiers are being spied upon by Android malware and an artist has devised a novel way of avoiding facial recognition technology. Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and security. Recorded…

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