May 27th, 2021 | 1 hr 11 mins
cheese, data leak, dating, encrochat, fingerprints, phishing, right to repair
A big cheese ends up in jail, a Japanese dating site spills the dirt after a hack, and we learn all about the right to repair.
March 18th, 2021 | 55 mins 54 secs
cheerleaders, crisis, dating, deepfakes, garbo, public relations, tinder
How are cheerleaders being creeped out by deepfakes? What might Tinder tell potential dates about your murky past? And how should companies respond to the press when a security breach occurs?
October 10th, 2019 | 46 mins 24 secs
dating, gps, hacking, insider threat, mafia, tracking, yahoo
We take a trip to Staten Island, New York, to hear how a case of cyberstalking resulted in the arrest of 20 alleged mobsters, learn about the nude photo-loving insider threat at Yahoo, and discover how fraudsters might be boosting Match.com's profits.
August 8th, 2019 | 54 mins 51 secs
8chan, banking, cloudflare, dating, monzo, passcode, pin, romance scam, the boys
Is the PIN you use for your bank card secure? How did one woman get duped into giving a romance scammer $200,000? And Cloudflare and other online services take aim at a vile corner of the internet...
October 18th, 2018 | 52 mins 24 secs
blue peter, data breach, dating, donald trump, iot, privacy, yale
Yes, Smashing Security has reached its 100th episode! Despite our celebratory mood, we don't forget to take a look at the security stories of the last week - including an alarming IoT failure and a dating app disaster for Donald Trump devotees.
August 30th, 2018 | 37 mins 18 secs
bomb chicken, data breach, dating, domains, email, gibbons, godless spellchecker, privacy
How do fraudsters exploit abandoned domains to steal your company's secrets? How can you better protect your privacy when looking for love online? And who has the longest arms in the animal kingdom?
July 5th, 2018 | 37 mins 10 secs
bob's burgers, data leak, dating, doctor who, facebook, jodie whittaker, privacy
Doctor Who's TARDIS has sprung a data leak, Facebook's creepy patents are unmasked, and an app to keep women safe on dates has surprising origins.
May 9th, 2018 | 39 mins 54 secs
dating, facebook, hacking, icloud, kingdom rush, lottery, paris hilton
Paris Hilton's hacker gets 57 months in the clink, we hear the story of the man who hacked the lottery and almost got away with $16.5 million, and Facebook thinks it is the perfect partner to find you a date.