Carole Theriault

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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287: Lost in translation, spiders, and slapping tortillas – with Mikko Hyppönen

We’re back from our summer break as we ask how did a cryptomining campaign stay unspotted for years, quiz special guest and infosec rockstar Mikko Hyppönen about his book, and ponder what spiders teach us about misinformation. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by…

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286: Hackers doxxed, Pornhub probs, and Co-op security measures

Pornhub has a problem, the UK’s Co-op supermarket is accused of big brother tactics, and we take a look at a security researcher’s attempt to reveal the true identify of hackers. 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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285: Uber’s hidden hack, tips for travel, and AI accent fixes

Uber may not face prosecution over its handling of a 2016 data breach – but its former chief security head does; how to defend your digital devices’ data while on vacation, and how to change your accent with artificial intelligence. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing…

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284: The Most Wanted Missing CryptoQueen

In this special edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast, computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault welcome back author and journalist Jamie Bartlett – host of “The Missing CryptoQueen” podcast. Jamie tells us about his new book, which shares more details about the disappearance of cryptocurrency scammer Dr Ruja Ignatova, and the subsequent hunt…

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283: Disney’s social dumpster fire, Anom phones, and TikTok tragedies

A self-proclaimed “super hacker” causes problems in the Magic Kingdom, criminals regret trusting Anom phones, and lawsuits are filed against TikTok. 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 Anna Brading. Plus don’t…

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282: Raising money through ransomware, China’s mega-leak, and hackers for hire

A hacked university might have made a profit after paying a cryptocurrency ransom, China suffers possibly the biggest data breach in history, and Reuters investigates digital mercenaries. 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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