Dave Bittner

363: Stuck streaming sticks, TikTok conspiracies, and spying cars

Roku users are revolting after their TVs are bricked by the company, we learn how to make money through conspiracy videos on TikTok, and just how much is your car snooping on your driving? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham…

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347: Trolls, military data, and the hitman and her

A woman’s attempt to hire an assassin online backfires badly, it’s scary just how cheap it is to buy information about US military personnel, and trolls and tattoos don’t mix. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault,…

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339: Bitcoin boo-boo, deepfakes for good, and time to say goodbye to usernames?

Deepfakes are being used for good (perhaps), common usernames could pose a security threat, and someone has paid a $500,000 fee… just to send $1,865. Oh, and our guest mentions Mr Blobby (to the horror of the show’s hosts…) All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security”…

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326: Right Royal security threats and MOVEit mayhem

There are shocking revelations about a US Government data suck-up, historic security breaches at Windsor Castle, and the MOVEit hack causes consternation. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by The Cyberwire’s Dave Bittner….

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317: Another Uber SNAFU, an AI chatbot quiz, and is juice-jacking genuine?

Everyone’s talking juice-jacking – but has anyone ever been juice-jacked? Uber suffers yet another data breach, but it hasn’t been hacked. And Carole hosts the “AI-a-go-go or a no-no?” quiz for Dave and Graham. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans…

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309: Synthetic voices, ChatGPT reflections, and social skirmishes

AI-generated voices are weaponised by online trolls, how ChatGPT reflects who we are as a society, and social media is in the firing line again. 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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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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