July 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
freedom phone, iphone, malware, nso group, pegasus, ransomware, spyware
Spy software known as Pegasus has been used to carry out surveillance on the smartphones of journalists, activists, and political leaders. Can a "Freedom Phone" be trusted? And a ransomware-hit law firm demonstrates how not to keep its customers informed.
July 8th, 2021 | 59 mins 9 secs
gettr, kaseya, malware, privacy, ransomware, revil, tiktok, vulnerability
A ransomware gang has exploited a security hole in software used by many businesses, and are demanding $70 million for a decryption tool. Plus we take a close look at TikTok, and a website which seems to have entirely ripped-off Twitter.
July 1st, 2021 | 56 mins 26 secs
amazon, cozy bear, data breach, dildo, flex, malware, microsoft, nobelium
Microsoft warns about a hacking gang that is far from cuddly, algorithms rather than managers are firing people, and our guest receives a surprising email from "Amazon"...
April 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
data breach, facebook, lazarus, malware, north korea, pisces, ransomware, sony pictures
Facebook has managed to do the seemingly impossible - and had a data breach about its handling of a data breach. Meanwhile, we chat to the host of the brand new podcast about North Korea's hackers targeting the rest of the world, and discuss if an intern can be trusted to monitor your security.
Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault are joined this week by Geoff White of "The Lazarus Heist" podcast.
April 15th, 2021 | 51 mins 34 secs
alcohol, domain, insurance, malware, motor vehicle, phishing, ransomware, scam, wine
Should insurance companies be banned from helping companies pay ransomware demands? How has malware messed with motorcars in the United States? And how are cybercriminals exploiting alcohol drinking during the pandemic?
April 1st, 2021 | 49 mins 19 secs
conti, data breach, extortion, fatface, identity theft, malware, mobikwik, privacy, property, ransomware
FatFace stumps up $2 million to its ransomware extortionists, an IT administrator is caught with his pants down, Mobikwik blames its users for a data breach, and we burgle a house... virtually.
March 11th, 2021 | 49 mins 52 secs
cryptocurrency, hafnium, john mcafee, malware, microsoft, microsoft exchange server, twitter, vulnerability
Is it the end of the road for John McAfee? Is PornHub more legitimate than Facebook? And do you know as much as you think you do about the Microsoft Exchange Server mega-hack?
February 11th, 2021 | 48 mins 6 secs
backdoor, data loss, database, malware, police, scams, solarwinds, valentine
Fingerprints and DNA records have been deleted from the UK's police database, the SolarWinds hack continues to wreak havoc and raise questions, and we have some advice for how to fall in love safely under lockdown...
January 28th, 2021 | 44 mins 12 secs
apt, cctv, coronavirus, data breach, google, malware, netherlands, north korea, privacy, surveillance, vulnerability
Google warns security researchers that North Korean hackers are pretending to be their buddies, sensitive information connected to Coronavirus testing is available for sale in the Netherlands, and is a Peeping Tom at your home security provider spying on you through CCTV?
November 19th, 2020 | 48 mins 8 secs
cambridge analytica, costaricto, hangout, malware, parler, privacy, shoulder pads, skype, video call, webcam, zoom
Watch out for a whole different type of shoulder-surfing, researchers uncover the CostaRicto hackers-for-hire gang, and we take a peek at who is behind Parler.