A helpful and hilarious take on the week's tech SNAFUs. Computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault chat with guests about cybercrime, hacking, and online privacy. It's not your typical cybersecurity podcast...
Winner of the "Best Security Podcast 2018" and "Best Security Podcast 2019", Smashing Security has had over seven million downloads. Past guests include Garry Kasparov, Mikko Hyppönen, and Rory Cellan-Jones.
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May 19th, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
hacking, malware, mental health, privacy, ransomware, telegram, vulnerability
A man hacks his employer to prove its security sucks, Telegram provides a helping hand to the Eternity Project malware, and what the heck do mental health apps think they're up to?
May 12th, 2022 | 49 mins 10 secs
biometrics, carl sagan, clearview ai, cryptocurrency, domain, facial recognition, wormhole
Clearview AI receives something of a slap in the face, and who is wrestling over an internet wormhole?
May 5th, 2022 | 50 mins 11 secs
denial of service, dublin airport, noise, passwords, sms, telephone
We find out why calls to Dublin airport's noise complaints line have soared, and Carole quizzes Graham to celebrate World Password Day.
April 28th, 2022 | 50 mins 23 secs
bored ape yacht club, cryptocurrency, instagram, kardashians, kim kardashian, online dating, roblox, scam, wallet
Members of The Bored Ape Yacht Club get that sinking feeling, a face unwittingly launches hundreds of romance scams, and is an as-yet unseen Kim Kardashian sex tape a load of old Roblox?
April 21st, 2022 | 50 mins 46 secs
apple, cryptocurrency, google, icloud, metamask, microphone, privacy, russia, social engineering, ukraine, zoom
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?
April 14th, 2022 | 51 mins 1 sec
barbie, catfishing, data breach, dna, edr, facebook, hamas, israel, malware, police
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?
April 7th, 2022 | 50 mins 9 secs
amazon, cctv, cryptocurrency, data breach, hardware wallet, mailchimp, malware, phishing, stalking, trezor
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?
March 31st, 2022 | 48 mins 38 secs
ai, autocorrect, deepfake, doxxing, espionage, linkedin, ringcentral, russia, ukraine
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.
March 24th, 2022 | 53 mins 50 secs
apple, banking, bitcoin, cryptocurrency, fraud, kidnapping, malware, npm, open source, protestware, russia, supply chain, ukraine
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.
March 17th, 2022 | 58 mins 21 secs
airdrop, airtag, apple, bluetooth, bsi, cyberflashing, dick pics, eugene kaspersky, germany, kaspersky, osint, russia, ukraine
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.
March 10th, 2022 | 54 mins 10 secs
abba kyari, alexa, amazon, bec, drugs, echo, fraud, hushpuppi, nigeria, police, smart speaker, vulnerability
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?
March 3rd, 2022 | 47 mins 56 secs
bossware, ev charging, hacking, horizon, post office, russia, sextortion, supply chain, telegram, ukraine
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?
February 24th, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
ai, art, france, nft, opensea, phishing, radio jammer, web 3.0, wi-fi
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?
February 17th, 2022 | 57 mins 59 secs
concept, encryption, macro, malware, microsoft, microsoft word, moviepass, privacy
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?
February 10th, 2022 | 50 mins 42 secs
dea, facebook, meta, metaverse, north korea, social engineering, vulnerability
Who's wearing the pyjamas while they take down North Korea's internet? Is it a case of cop or cosplay in Oregon? And what's to fear about the metaverse?
February 3rd, 2022 | 47 mins 40 secs
belarus, dating, insider threat, ransomware, remote working, russia, ukraine
Who's that new guy working at your company, and why don't you recognise him from the interview? How are hacktivists raising the heat in Belarus? And should you be fully vaxxed for your online date?