Mark Stockley

296: Twitter turmoil, AI animal chatters, and metaverse at work

Twitter has a new chief twit in the form of Elon Musk and he’s causing problems, scientists say artificial intelligence may help us communicate with animals, and is the office of the future set in the metaverse? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by…

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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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276: Webcam extortion, Michael Fish, and food foul-ups

A browser extension bug let malicious websites spy on webcams, hackers threaten the global food supply chain, and Michael Fish (not that one…) hacked into his female classmates' online accounts, hunting for nude photos and videos. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer…

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263: Problèmes de Weefeee, AI artists, and Web 3.0

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? 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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256: Virgin Media just won’t take no for an answer, NFT apes, and bad optics

After a brief discussion of the Log4Shell vulnerability panic, we chat about how Virgin Media has got itself into hot water, a fat-fingered fumble at the Bored Ape Yacht Club, and how to hack around your sleeping girlfriend's facial recognition. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast…

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244: Facebook Ray-Bans, VPN spies, and AI camouflage

How much do you trust the people who work at your VPN provider? How are folks fighting facial recognition? And what on earth is Ray-Ban thinking getting into bed with Facebook? 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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225: Master of your domain, gripe sites, and John Deere Farmergeddon

Google loses its domain in Argentina, how do gripe sites make their dough, and has John Deere solved the cybersecurity problem? 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 Mark Stockley. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/225…

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213: No security smarts at Mensa, long-term identity theft, and GameStop’s share frenzy

Mensa – the social club for people with high IQs – is accused of not being so smart about security, an Indian TV journalist gets an unbelievable job offer from Harvard, and we take a look at what's being going on with GameStop short selling. All this and much much more is discussed in the…

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207: Cyber biowarfare, giant ladybugs, and strippers

Fears are raised about cyber bioterrorists, there's a widespread blackout for IoT devices caused by a cloud cock-up, and what role do strippers play in a revamp of the United States's computer crime laws? 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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197: Greedy bosses, game cheats, and virtual beheadings

Why are Zoom and Twitter making some people disappear? How are Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cheats getting their just desserts? And the founder of a anti cyber-fraud firm is charged with fraud. 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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