Mark Stockley

357: Interview with an iPhone thief, anti-AI, and have we gone too far?

The iPhone security setting that you should enable right now, the worrying way that AI is predicting what criminals look like, and we play a game of face fake or real… All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole…

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345: Cyber sloppiness, and why does Google really want to hide your IP address?

Ahoy! There’s trouble in the South China Seas as Filipino organisations fail to secure their systems, we take a close look at Google IP protection, and we take a look at just how so much genetic profile data leaked out of 23andMe. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of…

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338: Catfishing services, bad sports, and another cockup

AI news is bad news, an online service to catch your cheating partner, and an IoT-enabled dick cage fails to keep a grip on its own security. 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…

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324: .ZIP domains, AI lies, and did social media inflame a riot?

ChatGPT hallucinations cause turbulence in court, a riot in Wales may have been ignited on social media, and do you think .MOV is a good top-level domain for “a website that moves you”? 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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308: Jail after VPN fail, criminal messaging apps, and wolf-crying watches

When Ubiquiti suffered a hack the world assumed it was just a regular security breach, but the truth was much stranger… why are police happy that criminals keep using end-to-end encrypted messaging systems… and why is the Apple Watch being accused of crying wolf? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest…

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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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