March 25th, 2021 | 47 mins 39 secs
acer, data breach, facebook, glitter bomb, hoax, password, ransomware, revil, sci hub
PC manufacturer Acer might have received a $50 million ransom demand, a warning spreads on Facebook about a trick being used by hackers, and why are the City of London's police not happy about Sci Hub?
February 4th, 2021 | 1 hr 1 min
data breach, encryption, gamestop, harvard university, identity theft, mensa, password, shares, short selling
Mensa - the social club for people with high IQs - is accused of not being so smart about security, an Indian TV journalist gets an unbelievable job offer from Harvard, and we take a look at what's being going on with GameStop short selling.
August 13th, 2020 | 54 mins 14 secs
byte, hacking, password, privacy, satellite, tiktok, triller, video game
Can a video game help your company's staff choose stronger passwords? Why might satellite-based internet communications be bad for security? And what are the alternatives to TikTok?
July 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
contact tracing, coronavirus, data breach, huawei, mgm resorts, password, seminconductors
Login chaos for England's contact tracing service, our drill-down on the Britain's Huawei 5G ban, MGM's blockbuster breach, and how to pronounce "Gigabyte."
May 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 30 secs
elon musk, grimes, love bug, malware, onel de guzman, password, roblox, worm
What can X Æ A-12 Musk teach us about passwords? How did our guest finally hunt down the man behind one of history's biggest virus outbreaks in Manila? And what on earth is a hacker doing breaching Roblox security?
November 21st, 2019 | 50 mins 38 secs
aberfan, banking, dolly parton, juice jacking, malware, password, privacy, the crown, usb, youtube
A bank has some of the worst password advice ever, travellers are told to be wary when USB charging their smartphones and laptops, and a gamer has his YouTube account hacked.
September 19th, 2019 | 38 mins 56 secs
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.
December 6th, 2018 | 44 mins 16 secs
app store, apple, bertram fiddle, data breach, ios, marriott, mastercard, microsoft, passport, password, sextortion, touch id
Fitness apps exploit TouchID through a sneaky user interface trick, tech giants claim to have a plan to banish passwords, and you won't believe who was behind a sextortion scam that targeted over 400 members of the US military.
October 11th, 2018 | 16 mins 45 secs
Passwords - everything you need to know about how to make them safer, and better secure your online accounts. In this replay of a special "splinter" episode Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss the perennial problem of passwords and offer some advice and tips for computer users.
June 21st, 2018 | 27 mins 32 secs
chromecast, clarinet, email, google, google home, password, privacy, this american life, vulnerability
Hell hath no fury like a jealous clarinetist's girlfriend! Your Google ChromeCast could be letting stalkers find out where you live! And why on earth is Graham recommending people write their passwords down in a book!?