Dave Bittner

298: Housing market scams, Twitter 2FA, and the fesshole

Elon Musk is still causing chaos at Twitter (and it’s beginning to impact users), are scammers selling your house without your permission, and Google gets stung with a record-breaking fine. 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…

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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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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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261: North Korea hacked, DEA cosplay, and Horizon Worlds drama

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? 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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250: Yes, you heard that correctly. Two hundred and fifty

A game about Squid Game pulls the rug from under cryptocurrency investors in what appears to be a scam, PayPal hackers use a devious trick to break into 2FA-protected accounts, and have you received a job offer that's too good to be true? All this and much much more is discussed in this celebratory edition…

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248: Press F12 to hack

A journalist is threatened with prosecution after choosing to “View Source” on a public webpage, Amazon Ring owners might be in line for a hefty fine if their neighbours complain, and is the school lunch queue a good place for facial recognition? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of…

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242: ProtonMail privacy questioned, and Banksy blunder

ProtonMail finds itself in a privacy pickle, the big problem with Facebook's algorithmic amplification, and strange things are happening on Banksy's website. 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 The Cyberwire's Dave…

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231: Sexy snaps and encrypted chat traps

Criminals are caught in a encrypted chat trap, should you trust Apple's repair team with your sexy snaps, and do you think the FBI should be able to tell who has been reading the USA Today website? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by…

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218: Microsoft, McAfee, and mayhem

Is it the end of the road for John McAfee? Is PornHub more legitimate than Facebook? And do you know as much as you think you do about the Microsoft Exchange Server mega-hack? 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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210: DC rioters ID’d, Energydots, and ransomware gets you in a pickle

Penile penal problems, identifying rioters in Washington DC, and can a sticker protect you from radiation? 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 The Cyberwire's Dave Bittner. And don't miss our featured…

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