Maria Varmazis

295: Slushygate, sextortion, and nano-targeting

What is slushygate and how does it link to sextortion in the States? What is the most impersonated brand when it comes to delivering phishing emails? And what the flip is nano-targeting? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley…

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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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270: Bearded Barbie, EDR scams, and hobbyist crime detectives

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? All this and much much more is discussed in…

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260: New hire mystery, hacktivist ransomware, and digi-dating

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? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security…

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247: Rickrolling submarine secrets

A married couple are accused of selling nuclear sub secrets, Facebook continues to make young lives a misery, and a school hacker lets loose one heck of a prank. 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,…

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241: Flipping dating apps, and crypto rewards for criminals

How to find your match on the Bumble dating app, convicted criminals make money out of cryptocurrency, and there are concerns about data in Afghanistan. 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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232: Zoomolympics and language matters

Video gaming giant Electronic Arts suffers a hack following slack security, the Japanese Olympics are proving unpopular with everyone apart from cybercriminals, and le coq est mort. 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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223: Booze, nudes, and insurance dudes

Should insurance companies be banned from helping companies pay ransomware demands? How has malware messed with motorcars in the United States? And how are cybercriminals exploiting alcohol drinking during the pandemic? 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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212: Dutch leaks, Peeping Toms, and researchers under fire

Google warns security researchers that North Korean hackers are pretending to be their buddies, sensitive information connected to Coronavirus testing is available for sale in the Netherlands, and is a Peeping Tom at your home security provider spying on you through CCTV? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of…

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209: Vengeful ex-staff, bad Santas, and iOS app nutrition facts

Watch out for Santas wearing hoodies! A rogue employee takes down WebEx for thousands of people, and Apple forces apps to show a privacy health warning. All this and much much more is discussed in the final episode of the “Smashing Security” podcast for 2020, with computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined…

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