Paul Ducklin

370: The closed loop conundrum, default passwords, and Baby Reindeer

The UK Government takes aim at IoT devices shipping with weak or default passwords, a man spends two years incarcerated after being mistaken for the person who stole his identity, and are you au fait with the latest scams? All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast…

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361: Wireless charging woe, AI romance apps, and ransomware revisited

Your smartphone may be toast – if you use a hacked wireless charger, we take a closer look at the latest developments in the unfolding LockBit ransomware drama, and Carole dips her toe into online AI romance apps. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast…

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352: For research purposes only

A hacker bursts the bubble of inflatable fetish fans, Hollywood celebrities unwittingly record videos in a Kremlin plot, and there’s a particularly devious WordPress-related malware campaign. 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…

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341: Another T-Mobile breach, ThemeBleed, and farewell Naked Security

Mix TikTok with facial recognition, and you’ve got a doxxing nightmare, T-Mobile users report bizarre behaviour in their accounts, and a Windows flaw provides a new means of infecting users. 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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285: Uber’s hidden hack, tips for travel, and AI accent fixes

Uber may not face prosecution over its handling of a 2016 data breach – but its former chief security head does; how to defend your digital devices’ data while on vacation, and how to change your accent with artificial intelligence. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing…

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238: Fashion captain, fraud family, and DEF CON. D’oh!

Pygmy hippopotamus bugs, DEF CON’s data slip-up, and phishing fraudsters have their collars felt. 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 Naked Security’s Paul Ducklin. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/238 to check out this episode’s…

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120: Silk Road with Deliveroo

Online drug dealers get busted due to poor OPSEC! People are still failing to wipe their USB sticks properly! A potential presidential candidate is outed as a former hacker! Flat Earthers! Pi! Empathy! 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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092: Hacky sack hack hack

Is your used car still connected to its old owner? Just how did Apple manage to identify the teenager hacker who stole 90GB of the firm’s files? And why on earth would a firm of lawyers start producing pornographic videos? You’ll be surprised by the answers! All this and much much more is discussed in…

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061: Fallout over Hawaii missile false alarm

User interfaces and poor procedures lead to pandemonium in Hawaii, hackers are attempting to trick victims into opening cryptocurrency-related email attachments, and yet more pox-ridden apps are found in Android’s Google Play store. 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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022: Walk this way… to defeat biometrics

The Samsung Galaxy S8 claims that its iris recognition technology provides “airtight security”, but the Chaos Computer Club knows better and shows how it can be easily bypassed. Australian researchers create a wearable gizmo that authenticates you through your walk, but is it ever going to be practical? Mac malware reportedly wastes no time stealing…

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