Vanja Švajcer

300: Interplanetary file systems, iSpoof, and don’t delete Twitter

Why deleting your Twitter account may be a very bad idea, how the police unravelled the iSpoof fraud gang, and a trip into outer space (or at least interplanetary file systems). 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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146: Password secrets and baking brownies

In the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast, hosted by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, Carole has suffered an injury, we journey back in time to one of our earliest episodes to discuss the perils of passwords, and Rachael Stockton from LastPass drops by for a chat. Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/146 to check…

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099: Passwords – A Smashing Security splinter (replay)

With Carole in the wilds of Canada, and Graham knee-deep in a security conference in Glasgow, we drag an episode out from the archives of February 2017 – looking at the thorny subject of passwords. Join computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault, and Vanja Švajcer as they offer some advice and tips for computer…

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062: Tinder spying, Amazon shoplifting, and petrol pump malware

Your Tinder swipes can be spied upon, Amazon is opening high street stores that don’t require any staff, and Russian fuel pumps are being infected with malware in an elaborate scheme to make large amounts of money. With Carole on a top secret special assignment, it’s left to security veteran Graham Cluley to discuss all…

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058: Face ID, Firefox, and Windows SNAFUs, plus Bitcoin FOMO

Is Face ID racist? Has Mr Robot infected your Firefox browser? Has Microsoft pushed a buggy password manager onto your Windows PC? All this and much much more is discussed in the special first birthday edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by original…

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010: The dolls must be destroyed

A creepy teddybear leaks two million voicemail messages, Windows 10 pushes you into only installing vetted apps, and Boeing warns 36,000 employees their personal information could have been exposed after a worker sends a spreadsheet to his wife. All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault….

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009: False flags and hacker clues

The Lazarus malware attempts to trick you into believing it was written by Russians, second-hand connected cars may be easier to steal, and is your child a malicious hacker? All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault. Oh, and Carole makes Graham and Vanja apologise for…

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Macs and malware – a Smashing Security splinter

Do you run an anti-virus on your Mac?  Should you? In this special “splinter” episode (or should it be a “shard”?) regular hosts Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss the malware threat for Apple Macs and MacBooks. SHOW NOTES: 600,000 Macs infected with Flashback trojan, 274 in Cupertino Flashback to the biggest Mac…

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008: I’ll give you my Android when you pry it from my cold, dead paws

Handbags at dawn for CrowdStrike and NSS Labs! Donald Trump’s insecure Android phone! File-less malware – is that so new? And StalkScan makes it easier to reveal what Facebook users have been carelessly sharing…  Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss. SHOW NOTES AEP Public Test Announcement NSS Labs Report Confirms Testing…

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Using public Wi-Fi – a Smashing Security splinter

The tricky problem of public Wi-Fi hotspots. In this special “splinter” episode (or should it be a “shard”?) regular hosts Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss, and offer some advice and tips for computer users. SHOW NOTES: VPN comparison chart The dangers of public Wi-Fi – and crazy things people do to use it Free open…

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