Smashing Security

By Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault

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Join computer security industry veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a> as they chat with <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/guests">guests</a> about cybercrime, hacking, and online privacy. Winner: "Best Security Podcast 2018." Follow the podcast on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/SmashinSecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>. New episodes released every Thursday. Bonus "splinter" episodes when we feel like it...

Episode Date
096: Bribing Amazon staff, and blinking deepfakes
33:50
Amazon staff are being bribed to delete negative reviews and leak data, deepfakes are getting more dangerous, an update on John McAfee's bitcoin bet, and our guest gets a shock... All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week (for a while at least) by David Bisson. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.applepodcasts.com/smashingsecurity">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan. Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: David Bisson.
Sep 19, 2018
095: British Airways hack, Mac apps steal browser history, and one person has 285,000 texts leaked
42:21
Malicious script is being blamed for the British Airways hack, Trend Micro's apps are booted out of the Mac App Store for snaffling private data, and Paul Manafort's daughter wants Twitter to remove a link. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by David Emm of Kaspersky Lab. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.applepodcasts.com/smashingsecurity">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan. Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: David Emm.
Sep 12, 2018
094: Rogue browser extensions, Twitter presence, and how to cheat in exams
52:00
What's the danger when browser extensions go bad? Is Twitter sharing your online status a boon for stalkers? And which of the show's hosts is going to admit to cheating in their exams? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by technology journalist David McClelland. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.applepodcasts.com/smashingsecurity">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan. Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: David McClelland.
Sep 06, 2018
093: Abandoned domains and dating app dangers
37:18
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? All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, who were joined briefly by a man in a wind tunnel for this episode. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.applepodcasts.com/smashingsecurity">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan. Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Aug 29, 2018
092: Hacky sack hack hack
51:54
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 the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by Paul Ducklin. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan. Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Paul Ducklin.
Aug 22, 2018
091: Sextortion, Las Vegas hotels, and Alex Jones
48:14
Just how did sextortionists get (some) of the digits in your phone number? Why are some hackers saying they won't be going to DEF CON in Las Vegas anymore? And should Alex Jones from InfoWars be banned from Twitter? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan. Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
Aug 15, 2018
090: Fortnite for Android, and the FCC's DDoS BS
36:47
Fortnite players are told they'll have to disable a security setting on Android, the FCC finally admits that it wasn't hit by a DDoS attack, and Verizon's VPN smallprint raises privacy concerns. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by David Bisson. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan. Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: David Bisson.
Aug 08, 2018
089: Data breaches, ransomware, Bitcoin robberies, and typewriters
44:31
Ransomware rears its head again, Dixons Carphone reveals its data breach was almost 1000% worse than they previously thought, a man is accused of stealing five million dollars worth of cryptocurrency through hijacking mobile phones, and a Canadian guy called Norman is rushing to get the typewriters out of storage. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by journalist Geoff White. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan. Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Geoff White.
Aug 01, 2018
088: PayPal’s Venmo app even makes your drug purchases public
42:55
Websites still using HTTP are marked as "not secure" by Chrome, 85,000 Google employees haven't been phished for a year, and if you're buying drugs via PayPal’s Venmo app you should say goodbye to privacy. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by Scott Helme. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan. Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Scott Helme.
Jul 25, 2018
087: How Russia hacked the US election
44:32
Regardless of whether Donald Trump believes Russia hacked the Democrats in the run-up to the US Presidential election or not, we explain how they did it. And Carole explores some of the creepier things being done in the name of surveillance. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Jul 18, 2018
086: Elon Musk submarine scams and 2FA bypass
39:05
The world has been gripped with the story of that soccer team, those poor boys... but enough about England's World Cup hopes being dashed, it's time for another episode of "Smashing Security". Crypto scamming Thai cave rescue scoundrels! $25 million to make anti-fake news videos! TimeHop data breach! Phone number port out scams! All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by the author of "Social media is bullshit", B J Mendelson. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: B J Mendelson.
Jul 11, 2018
085: Doctor Who, Facebook patents, and Bob's Burgers
37:10
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. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/guests/maria-varmazis">Maria Varmazis</a>. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
Jul 04, 2018
084: No! My voice is not my password
33:54
Who's been collecting the voice prints of millions of people saying "My voice is my password"? Why has it become tougher for law enforcement to scoop up cellphone data? And who's been turning up your central heating? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by John Hawes of AMTSO. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: John Hawes.
Jun 27, 2018
083: Fake email derails clarinetist's dream
27:32
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!? Join computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a> on a shorter episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast than normal, as they're awfully busy touring up and down the country doing things in front of live audiences. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Jun 20, 2018
082: World Cup cybersecurity, crypto crashes, and a bang of a password fail
39:00
Coinrail cryptocurrency exchange goes offline after hack, Russia appears to be 'live testing' cyber attacks, and Florida stopped running background checks on gun buyers because of forgotten password. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by The Register's football mad John Leyden. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: John Leyden.
Jun 13, 2018
081: Hacker no-hopers, Wessex Water has a word, and we win an award
25:32
The mastermind behind the Owari botnet doesn't seem to have learnt anything from his victims, and someone at Wessex Water forgets to remove an embarrassing sentence from a letter sent to customers... All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, who recorded a shorter podcast than normal this week as they were far too busy recovering from receiving the best security podcast award! Follow the award-winning show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more award-winning episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the award-winning episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Jun 07, 2018
080: Country bans Facebook, eavesdropping Alexa, and PornHub VPN
34:25
The country of Papua New Guinea is planning a month-long nationwide ban of Facebook, PornHub wants to keep your online activities more private, and Amazon Alexa forwards a married couple's private conversation to a random contact. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest 100% GDPR-compliant edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by ESET's Tommi Uhlemann. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Tommi Uhlemann.
May 30, 2018
079: Mugshots, mobile mania, and back end gurus
51:13
A website which demands money if you want your police mugshot removed, could "sharenting" lead to a rise in fraud and identity theft, and how could the FBI have overcounted encrypted phones so badly? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
May 23, 2018
078: Hounds hunt hackers, too-human Google AI, and ethnic recognition tech - WTF?
43:51
Dogs are trained to sniff out hackers' hard drives, facial recognition takes an ugly turn, and do you trust Google to book your hair appointment? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by investigative journalist Geoff White. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Geoff White.
May 16, 2018
077: Why Paris Hilton doesn’t use iCloud, lottery hacking, and Facebook dating
39:54
The tricky-to-pronounce Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan is jailed for hacking Paris Hilton, 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. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by the CyberWire's Dave Bittner. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Dave Bittner.
May 09, 2018
076: Spying phones, hacked ski lifts, and World Password Day
44:00
Cheap Android smartphones sold on Amazon have been sending customers' full text messages to a Chinese server, ski lifts are found to be the latest devices left open to abuse by hackers, and we remind you why password managers are a good idea on World Password Day. Oh, and our guest serenades us with a hit from the 1980s! All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by journalist and broadcaster David McClelland. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: David McClelland.
May 02, 2018
075: Quitting Facebook
28:08
Should you quit Facebook? How do you delete your Facebook account? What do you need to consider before leaving Facebook for good? And what's the easiest way to successfully go cold turkey on Facebook? Find out in this special splinter episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
Apr 25, 2018
074: Smashing Security isn't bullsh*t
48:42
Crime forums on Facebook, fraudsters pose as anti-fraud hotlines, and how big advertising companies are in bed with the rampant data collection of internet giants. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by special guest B J Mendelson, author of "Social media is bullsh*t." Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: B J Mendelson.
Apr 18, 2018
073: Rick Astley: Never gonna hack you up...
39:13
Politician admits to hacking a rival's website, T-Mobile Austria ends up in a Twitter security storm, and siren systems are hit by a Rick Astley attack. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
Apr 11, 2018
072: Why are firms so cr*p with our private data?
33:41
Grindr, MyFitnessPal, and Panera Bread. They've all had data breach scares of varying degrees this week. Some handled the security breaches well, some didn't. We took a look at how well different firms are respecting your data privacy. All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, who don't have a special guest this week. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Apr 04, 2018
071: Pony-tailed pundit ponders privacy problems
41:36
Endangering your friends online, the fibs told by VPN vendors, developments from the world of cryptomining, and Carole shares an animated GIF with Mikko and Graham. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, joined this week by Mikko Hyppönen from F-Secure. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Mikko Hyppönen.
Mar 28, 2018
070: Facebook and Cambridge Diabolica
40:38
It’s not fair to describe what happened at Facebook and Cambridge Analytica as a data breach - it’s much worse than that. An autonomous Uber vehicle kills a pedestrian. And sextortion continues to be a serious problem. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, who are joined this week by researcher Scott Helme. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Scott Helme.
Mar 22, 2018
069: Cryptomining, China, and Bob Ross
42:11
How come Apple's Mac App Store authorised a buggy app that mined for cryptocurrency in the background? How can a Mosquito attack steal data from an air-gapped computer? And is China keeping score on its social media-loving citizens? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, who are joined this week by special guest John Hawes. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: John Hawes.
Mar 15, 2018
068: Malware from outer space!
44:57
If aliens did contact us would it be safe to open the email? Why would MoviePass track film lovers after they leave the cinema? Would you know how to get around Malaysia when your car rental website lets you down? And will Graham please stop talking about text adventure games? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, who are joined this week by journalist (and possible spy) James Thomson. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: James Thomson.
Mar 08, 2018
067: Cyber stalking and gun control
35:39
Incognito mode on your browser not as private as you think, consumer spyware companies get hacked, Graham is accused of "multitasking" in his hotel room, and Carole champions the students of Parkland, Florida. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, who recorded without a special guest this week. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Mar 01, 2018
066: Passwords, pirates, and postcards
39:31
Flight simulators packed with password-grabbing malware, Facebook fighting Russian trolls, and how vulnerability researchers fear being sued. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/graham-cluley">Graham Cluley</a> and <a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/hosts/carole-theriault">Carole Theriault</a>, who are joined this week by special guest The CyberWire's Dave Bittner. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Dave Bittner.
Feb 22, 2018
065: Cryptominomania, Poppy, and your Amazon Alexa
49:42
Cryptomining goes nuclear, YouTube for Kids gets scary, and TV ads have been given the green light to mess with your Amazon Alexa. 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, who are joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
Feb 15, 2018
064: So just a "teeny tiny" security issue then?
43:56
A Namecheap vulnerability allows strangers to make subdomains for your website, Troy Hunt examines password length, and ex-Google and Facebook employees are fighting to protect kids from social media addiction. 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, who are joined this week by special guest HaveIBeenPwned's Troy Hunt. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Troy Hunt.
Feb 08, 2018
063: Carole's back!
45:26
Fitness trackers breaching your privacy, how anyone can create convincing celebrity porn, and how ransomware authors are getting ripped off by scammers. 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, who are joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
Feb 01, 2018
062: Tinder spying, Amazon shoplifting, and petrol pump malware
44:10
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 this and much much more with special guests David McClelland and Vanja Švajcer. Follow the "Smashing Security" podcast on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guests: David McClelland and Vanja Švajcer.
Jan 25, 2018
061: Fallout over Hawaii missile false alarm
50:28
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 Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Paul Ducklin. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Paul Ducklin.
Jan 18, 2018
060: Meltdown, Spectre, and personal devices in the White House
40:16
The chips are down, as tech companies struggle to protect against the Meltdown and Spectre flaws. The White House is getting tough on leakers by banning personal devices from the West Wing. And someone has been embedding a Bitcoin wallet into their hand... 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 technology journalist and broadcaster David McClelland. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: David McClelland.
Jan 11, 2018
059: An intro to Bitcoin and Blockchain
26:28
In this special "splinter" episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast we take a look at Bitcoin and Blockchain. What's all the fuss about cryptocurrencies? How can you protect your Bitcoin wallet? And how does the Blockchain work? Lots of questions, and Graham offers to sell his family. Listen to the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Peter Ullrich of the "Explain Blockchain" podcast. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Peter Ullrich.
Jan 04, 2018
058: Face ID, Firefox, and Windows SNAFUs, plus Bitcoin FOMO
42:46
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 co-host Vanja Švajcer. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Dec 21, 2017
057: Mikko - live from the sauna - talks Bitcoin security
40:34
How to protect yourself from Bitcoin hackers, why you should think twice before giving Amazon the keys to your house, and how a private investigator tried to hack Donald Trump's tax returns. 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 Mikko Hyppönen from F-Secure. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Mikko Hyppönen.
Dec 14, 2017
056: Peeping Toms, prison hacks, and parliamentary passwords
41:11
Why you should check your Airbnb for hidden cameras, a hacker attempts a different kind of jailbreak, and British MPs prove that they really are clueless when it comes to cybersecurity. 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, who are joined this week by special guest Ian Whalley. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Ian Whalley.
Dec 07, 2017
055: Uber, net neutrality, and website hacks
28:05
Uber covers up a data breach, the noose tightens on net neutrality, and Bulletproof's website spills the data beans. 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 umm.. nobody because they didn't arrange a special guest. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Nov 30, 2017
054: A great big fat macOS bug
8:09
Yes, you can log into macOS High Sierra's root account with no password. In this special "emergency" edition of the podcast computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault discuss the breaking news of a serious Apple macOS bug that allows anyone to log into your Mac with root admin rights, without having to enter a password. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Nov 29, 2017
053: Game of Thrones, a major Amazon cloud leak, and web tracking gone crazy
40:31
The FBI think they've identified the HBO hacker, the US military have been caught with a leaky bucket, and web tracking has just got scarier than ever. 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 The Register's Iain Thomson. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Iain Thomson.
Nov 23, 2017
052: Facebook tackles vengeful scumbags, and a sex toy privacy boob
39:27
Is your dildo listening to you? Do you trust Facebook with your most intimate photos? And just how did a vengeful DDoSer come up with that nickname? 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, who are joined this week by special guest John Hawes. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: John Hawes.
Nov 16, 2017
051: Robots, romance, passwords, and CrunchyRoll
41:33
Passwords are under the microscope again, CrunchyRoll leads anime fans to malware, a sexy robot gains Saudi citizenship, and Carole begins her career as an agony aunt. 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, who are joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
Nov 09, 2017
050: MailChimp, Piers Morgan, and The Dark Overlord
42:41
There's little time to celebrate our 50th episode, because there are rants to be had about MailChimp's switch to single opt-in, Graham upsets Piers Morgan on Twitter, and the Dark Overlord hacking gang are up to some pretty horrid tricks. 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, who didn't bother to organise a special guest this week. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Nov 02, 2017
049: Hacking funeral homes, crypto mining websites, and careful with that hairspray
44:56
Scammers show a lack of imagination after hacking a funeral home, more websites are secretly stealing visitors' resources to mine for cryptocurrency, and everyone is very confused about the USA's airline laptop ban. 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 The Register's John Leyden. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: John Leyden.
Oct 25, 2017
048: KRACK, North Korea, and an 18th century cyber attack
33:44
KRACK! Has the Wi-Fi vulnerability got you worried? Did North Korea hack a British TV company to prevent a "slanderous farce" from being made? And what have Dutch police learnt from Pokémon? 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 Virus Bulletin's Martijn Grooten. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Martijn Grooten.
Oct 18, 2017
047: Kaspersky, AI, and a well-handled data breach
40:35
America turns the heat up on Kaspersky anti-virus, Disqus announces a data breach, Elon Musk plans a bolthole on Mars to escape our robot overlords, and Graham gets to play chess with Garry Kasparov. 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 technology journalist and broadcaster David McClelland. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: David McClelland.
Oct 11, 2017
046: Good beard bad beard
38:17
Bearded man entangled in dark web drugs market bust, Google researches how to make browser security warnings less confusing, and (ahem) "bedroom entertainment systems" probed for security holes. All this and 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 special guest Rich Baldry. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Rich Baldry.
Oct 04, 2017
045: Deloitte fail, CCleaner, and dotards on Twitter
36:25
Deloitte suffers an embarrassing hack, CCleaner spreads malware, and Twitter explains why it isn't planning to ban Donald Trump from Twitter anytime soon. All this and 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 special guest Phil Wood of Cisco. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Phil Wood.
Sep 27, 2017
044: Bonus behind the scenes - shower time
6:59
Carole wants to know why Graham keeps FaceTiming her from the shower. Can you help solve the mystery? ("Bonus" behind-the-scenes content.) Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Sep 25, 2017
043: Backups - a necessary evil?
29:18
In this special "splinter" episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast we tackle the tricky subject of backups - when did you last backup your data? how and what should you backup? and where should you store them? Lots of questions and Graham gets to do his Tina Turner impression. Listen to the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
Sep 20, 2017
042: Equifax, BlueBorne, and the iPhone X
45:47
Equifax's shambolic response to its huge data breach, a scary-sounding Bluetooth exploit, and Apple's iPhone X comes with Face ID. All this and 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 special guest Javvad Malik of AlienVault. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Javvad Malik.
Sep 14, 2017
041: Hacking Instagram, facial failures, and spying bosses
46:10
It's easy to phone up a celebrity on Instagram following security breach, facial recognition at Notting Hill Carnival can't tell the girls from the boys, and companies are spying on their workers' activities. All this and 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 special guest David Bisson. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: David Bisson.
Sep 07, 2017
040: The show that cost Troy Hunt 14 dollars
47:34
Are public figures lying about being hacked? What were online criminals doing with 711 million email addresses? And how could scammers profit from Hurricane Harvey? All this and 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 Troy Hunt. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Troy Hunt.
Aug 30, 2017
039: Woah - are we talking to a cyborg?
46:01
Hackers could change emails in your inbox after they are delivered, the web is getting more and more encrypted, and hacked robots can be commanded to umm... stab you. All this and 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 researcher Scott Helme. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Scott Helme.
Aug 24, 2017
038: Gents! Stop airdropping your pics!
44:55
WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins (aka MalwareTech) pleads not guilty to malware charges, the Scottish parliament is hit by a brute force attack, IoT smart locks aren't so smart, and.. ahem.. someone is sending intimate pics via AirDrop to unsuspecting commuters. All this and 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 technology journalist Geoff White. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Geoff White.
Aug 17, 2017
037: Boobs, dragons and data breaches
37:38
Hackers are holding HBO to ransom after a massive data breach, and have leaked the phone numbers and email addresses of "Game of Thrones" cast members. Has security firm Carbon Black been leaking customers's sensitive files while trying to scan them? And Disney's mobile apps are accused of spying on kids... All this and 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 John Hawes. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: John Hawes.
Aug 10, 2017
036: Flash? Clunk flush... and hacking security researchers
44:57
A security threat researcher is badly hacked in a revenge attack. Some people want to save Adobe Flash, but is that wise? And a poorly-secured electronic billboard starts displaying offensive images... All this and 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 Maria Varmazis. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.
Aug 03, 2017
035: Up the Roomba with mandatory Chinese spyware
37:24
China is forcing people to install smartphone spyware, young cyberoffenders are offered rehab, and robot vacuum cleaners want to sell maps of the inside of your house to tech firms. All this and 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 Dan Ring. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Dan Ring.
Jul 26, 2017
034: The pen is mightier than the password
48:35
The UK government wants you to give your credit card details to porn sites, Ashley Madison offers compensation to the people whose lives it ruined, and an adult website wants you to pass its unorthodox and below-the-belt biometric identity check... gulp! All this and Myspace, Google Glass, Fleabag, 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 technology journalist and broadcaster David McClelland. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: David McClelland.
Jul 20, 2017
033: 1Password, net neutrality, and spatchcock chicken
42:04
Is password manager 1Password treating its customers unfairly? Are autonomous cars driving us around the bend? And what is this Net Neutrality thing anyway? All this and 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 Michael Hucks from PC Pitstop. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Michael Hucks.
Jul 13, 2017
032: The iPhone 8, a data breach at the AA, and a mystery no show
35:26
The iPhone 8 is on its way and may use 3D facial recognition rather than a fingerprint sensor to lock out intruders, and the UK's Automobile Association claims it hasn't leaked any credit card data, so why is it getting so upset about security researchers publishing screenshots of leaked data? All this and 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 umm.. nobody. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Jul 06, 2017
031: Petya (don't know the name of this ransomware)
44:37
Another major ransomware outbreak rattles the world - but no-one can decide what it's called, the danger posed to driverless cars by kangaroos, and do you really want an Amazon Echo Show? All this and 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 special guest David Bisson. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: David Bisson.
Jun 29, 2017
030: GDPR - The good and the bad
26:43
In this special "splinter" episode, regular hosts Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault are joined by special guest Kevin Gorsline to discuss the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and what it means for your business even if you're not based in Europe. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Kevin Gorsline.
Jun 22, 2017
029: Exploits to get your English teeth into
38:08
Microsoft gives us a Patch Tuesday shock, malware grows up for the Mac, and your mouse movements might reveal if you're an identity thief. All this and 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 special guest Javvad Malik of AlienVault. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Javvad Malik.
Jun 15, 2017
024: Reality Winner, Gordon Ramsay and a leaky bucket
38:08
Evidence of Russia hacking the US election leaks from the NSA and Reality is not a winner, confidential data is accidentally exposed in the cloud by a defence contractor, and Gordon Ramsay has a few choice words for his hacking father-in-law. All this and 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 special guest Ian Whalley. Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Ian Whalley.
Jun 08, 2017
023: Covfefe
40:27
<p>Hackers are blackmailing cosmetic surgery patients, and threatening to release their naked photos. A British Airways IT snafu causes travel chaos for thousands. And Germany is threatening to throw hefty fines at Facebook if it can't police its content properly.</p> <p>All this and "Covfefe" is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest John Hawes.</p> <h3>Show notes:</h3> <ul> <li> <a href="https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/cosmetic-surgery-hacked-nude-photos-and-data-exposed-on-the-dark-web-as-hackers-blackmail-patients-18129.html"> Cosmetic surgery hacked. Nude photos and data exposed on the dark web, as hackers blackmail patients</a> - Bitdefender.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.groziochirurgija.lt/">Lithuanian cosmetic surgery firm's website</a> - Grožio Chirurgija.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40074751">British Airways: Chaos continues at Heathrow</a> - BBC News.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40082631">What went wrong at BA?</a> - BBC News.</li> <li> <a href="http://bgr.com/2016/08/14/delta-finally-explained-how-one-power-outage-grounded-an-entire-airline/"> Delta finally explained how one power outage grounded an entire airline</a> - BGR.</li> <li> <a href="http://uk.businessinsider.com/facebook-says-germany-fake-news-plans-comply-with-eu-law-2017-5"> Facebook said Germany's plan to tackle fake news would make social media companies delete legal content</a> - Business Insider.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.thebeatles.com/album/sgt-peppers-lonely-hearts-club-band"> Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band</a> - The Beatles.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2400354/Spanish-art-restorer-82-turned-Jesus-hairy-monkey-clumsy-restoration-famous-work-signs-merchandising-deal-image-gets-imprinted-T-shirts.html"> Spanish art restorer, 82, who turned Jesus into a 'hairy monkey' in clumsy restoration of famous work signs merchandising deal as image gets imprinted on T-shirts</a> - Daily Mail.</li> <li> <a href="http://supercell.com/en/games/clashofclans/">Clash of Clans</a> - Supercell.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/science/blog/2014/apr/01/candy-crush-saga-app-brain"> This is what Candy Crush does to your brain</a> - The Guardian.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.reverbnation.com/sweetsweetband">Sweet Sweet</a> - Reverb Nation.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.gofundme.com/BonnarooBound">Help Sweet Sweet - Bonnaroo Bound!</a> - GoFundMe.</li> <li><a href="https://www.smashingsecurity.com/store">Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)</a></li> </ul> <p> </p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: John Hawes.
May 31, 2017
022: Walk this way... to defeat biometrics
31:47
<p>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 information from a software developer. And the boss of the Bank of England is smart enough not to fall for an email prankster.</p> <p>All this and 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 special guest Paul "Duck" Ducklin.</p> <h3>Show notes:</h3> <ul> <li> <a href="https://www.ccc.de/en/updates/2017/iriden">Chaos Computer Clubs breaks iris recognition system of the Samsung Galaxy S8</a> - Chaos Computer Club.</li> <li> <a href="https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/05/breaking-the-iris-scanner-locking-samsungs-galaxy-s8-is-laughably-easy/"> Breaking the iris scanner locking Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is laughably easy</a> - Ars Technica.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.cnet.com/news/new-technology-uses-the-way-you-walk-as-a-password/"> New technology uses the way you walk as a password</a> - CNet.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkR0krOm9M4">Hofmeister - follow the bear TV advert</a> - YouTube.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZlBUglE6Hc">Monty Python's Flying Circus's Ministry of Silly Walks sketch</a> - YouTube.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.macrumors.com/2017/05/17/panic-source-code-stolen-in-handbrake-attack/"> Source Code for Several Panic Apps Stolen via HandBrake Malware Attack</a> - MacRumors.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/new-ten-pound-note-royal-13070152"> Bank of England accused of airbrushing Jane Austen on the new £10 note</a> - Liverpool Echo.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/may/23/bank-of-england-governor-falls-for-email-prank-but-maintains-his-composure"> Bank of England governor falls for email prank but maintains his composure</a> - The Guardian.</li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Paul Ducklin.
May 25, 2017
021: WannaCry - Who's to blame?
35:15
<p>The WannaCry ransomware has struck! But before we tackle that subject, and who we should blame for one of the highest profile malware attacks for years, we discuss how HP has been unwittingly capturing the keystrokes of its laptop users. Then we briefly discuss what might be the worst cinema date in history, before rounding things off with a discussion of hackers extorting money out of movie studios.</p> <p>All this and 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 special guest Paul "Pob" Baccas.</p> <h3>Show notes:</h3> <ul> <li> <a href="http://witterpedia.net/wiki/index.php?title=Jason_Isaacs">Hello to Jason Isaacs</a> - Witterpedia.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.modzero.ch/advisories/MZ-17-01-Conexant-Keylogger.txt"> Unintended/Covert Storage Channel for sensitive data in Conexant HD Audio Driver Package</a> - modzero Security Advisory.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/keylogger-found-in-audio-driver-of-hp-laptops/"> Keylogger Found in Audio Driver of HP Laptops</a> - Bleeping Computer.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/hp-responds-to-laptop-keylogger-fiasco-promises-fix-shortly"> HP responds to laptop keylogger fiasco, promises ‘fix shortly'</a> - Trusted Reviews.</li> <li> <a href="https://twitter.com/__ths__/status/863324677019770880">Tweet from @ths</a> - Twitter.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjYSERaXEGI">Backin Up Song</a> - YouTube.</li> <li> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sobig">The Sobig Worm</a> - Wikipedia.</li> <li> <a href="https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/msrc/2017/05/12/customer-guidance-for-wannacrypt-attacks/"> Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks</a> - Microsoft.</li> <li> <a href="https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-010.aspx"> Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-010</a> - Microsoft.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/microsoft-wannacry-outbreak-reveals-governments-shouldnt-hoard-vulnerabilities/"> Microsoft: WannaCry outbreak reveals why governments shouldn't hoard vulnerabilities</a> - Graham Cluley.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.statesman.com/news/local/this-crazy-austin-man-sues-date-for-texting-during-movie/NVZRQcXkONqKuTtSTtX1JK/"> ‘THIS IS CRAZY’: Austin man sues date for texting during movie</a> - Statesman.</li> <li> <a href="http://news.softpedia.com/news/hackers-dump-pirates-of-the-caribbean-on-pirate-sites-ahead-of-premiere-515778.shtml"> Hackers Seem to Dump Pirates of the Caribbean on Torrent Sites Ahead of Premiere</a> - Softpedia.</li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Paul Baccas.
May 18, 2017
020: Phishing for Donald Trump
30:45
<p>Gizmodo's attempt to reveal Donald Trump's administration ineptitude when it comes to cybersecurity fails to impress.  Mac users are warned that the HandBrake DVD-ripping app has been compromised by malware.  And will the US Army insist IT security professionals spend months ironing their bedsheets..?</p> <p>All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Paul Ducklin from Sophos.</p> <p>Show notes:</p> <ul> <li> <a href="http://gizmodo.com/heres-how-easy-it-is-to-get-trump-officials-to-click-on-1794963635"> Here's How Easy It Is to Get Trump Officials to Click on a Fake Link in Email</a> - Gizmodo.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.csoonline.com/article/3195787/techology-business/opinion-some-thoughts-about-gizmodos-phishing-story.html"> Opinion: Some thoughts about Gizmodo's Phishing story</a> - CSO Online.</li> <li> <a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/05/09/mac-video-app-handbrake-now-with-free-spyware/"> Mac video app HandBrake – now with free spyware</a> - Naked Security.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/signed-sealed-delivered-malware-spread-signed-transmission-app/"> OS X malware spread via signed Transmission app... again</a> - Graham Cluley.</li> <li> <a href="https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/04/the-x-men-dod-embraces-silicon-valley-ethos-with-new-innovation-unit/"> DOD’s new Internet strategy boosts role in defending “US interests”</a> - Ars Technica.</li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Paul Ducklin.
May 10, 2017
019: The Love Bug virus
29:20
<p>On May 4th 2000, the Love Bug virus (also known as ILOVEYOU or LoveLetter) rapidly spread around the world, clogging up email systems.</p> <p>Computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault are joined this week by special guest John Hawes for a trip down memory lane.</p> <p> Show notes:</p> <ul> <li> <a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2009/05/04/memories-love-bug-worm/"> Memories of the Love Bug worm</a> - Naked Security</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ol_luPF00A8">"Subject: I Love You" movie trailer</a> - YouTube</li> </ul> <p> </p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: John Hawes.
May 03, 2017
018: Windows is a virus. True or False?
30:42
<p>Security firm Webroot drops a clanger when it declared Windows was malicious and borked customers' PCs, millennials are streaming a lot of movies illegally, and blackmailers are targeting members of the Ashley Madison cheating site again.</p> <p>All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Michael Hucks from PC Matic.</p> <p>Show notes:</p> <ul> <li> <a href="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/04/25/webroot_windows_wipeout/">Webroot antivirus goes bananas, starts trashing Windows system files</a> - The Register.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/webroot-causes-massive-headaches-after-falsely-flagging-windows-files-as-malicious/"> Webroot causes massive headaches after falsely flagging Windows files as malicious</a> - Graham Cluley.</li> <li> <a href="https://twitter.com/M5_Driver/status/856632113210114049">Tweet by Webroot user Bob Ripley</a> - @M5_Driver.</li> <li> <a href="https://community.webroot.com/t5/Webroot-SecureAnywhere-Antivirus/W32-Trojan-Gen-false-positives/m-p/290287#M29869"> W32.Trojan.Gen false positive - advice for home users</a> - Webroot.</li> <li> <a href="https://community.webroot.com/t5/Announcements/W32-Trojan-Gen-False-Positive-Fix-April-24/td-p/290198"> W32.Trojan.Gen false positive - advice for business users</a> - Webroot.</li> <li> <a href="https://torrentfreak.com/millennials-regularly-stream-pirated-content-survey-finds-170412/"> Most millennials regularly stream pirated content, survey finds</a> - Torrent Freak.</li> <li> <a href="https://nieuws.kuleuven.be/en/content/2016/malware-data-theft-and-scams-researchers-expose-risks-of-free-livestreaming-websites"> Malware, data theft, and scams: researchers expose risks of free livestreaming websites</a> - Ku Leuven.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.digitaltrends.com/web/file-sharer-hit-with-675000-fine/"> File sharer hit with $675,000 fine</a> - Digital Trends.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.zdnet.com/article/ashley-madison-blackmail-roars-back-to-life/"> Ashley Madison blackmail roars back to life</a> - ZDNet.</li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Michael Hucks.
Apr 27, 2017
017: Data breaches, zero day exploits, and toenail clippings
30:37
<p>Hotel malware has been stealing guests' payment card details... again, should businesses relay delay rolling out vulnerability patches, and Burger King's Whopper TV ad campaign tries to take advantage of viewers' Google Home devices with predictable results.</p> <p>All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Paul Ducklin.</p> <p>Show notes:</p> <div> <ul> <li> <a href="https://www.ihg.com/content/us/en/customer-care/protecting-our-guests"> InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Notifies Guests of Payment Card Incident at IHG-Branded Franchise Hotel Locations in the Americas Region</a> - IHG.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.ihg.com/content/us/en/customer-care/protecting-our-guests/property-listing"> Affected hotel look-up tool</a> - IHG.</li> <li> <a href="https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/been-to-one-of-these-1170-ihg-hotels-your-credit-card-details-may-have-been-stolen-by-malware-17910.html"> Been to one of these 1170 IHG hotels? Your credit card details may have been stolen by malware</a> - Bitdefender.</li> <li> <a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/04/11/microsoft-patches-word-zero-day-booby-trap-exploit/"> Microsoft patches Word zero-day booby-trap exploit</a> - Naked Security.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/microsoft-zero-day-vulnerability-was-being-exploited-for-cyberespionage/"> Microsoft zero-day vulnerability was being exploited for cyber-espionage</a> - Graham Cluley.</li> <li> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shadow_Brokers">The Shadow Brokers</a> - Wikipedia.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/04/13/burger_kings_okay_google_ad_saga/"> Burger King's 'OK Google' sad ad saga somehow gets worse</a> - The Register.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_O54le4__I">Burger King Connected Whopper ad</a> - YouTube.</li> </ul> </div> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Paul Ducklin.
Apr 20, 2017
016: Wonga wronga!
27:15
<p>Spyware companies are filmed plotting to break global sanctions to ship surveillance and spying equipment to dodgy authoritarian regimes, an unsecured database exposed diabetics’ sensitive data, and a massive data breach leaves hundreds of thousands of current and former Wonga customers at risk.</p> <p>All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Lisa Vaas.</p> <p>Show notes:</p> <div> <ul> <li> <a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/04/exclusive-spyware-firms-breach-global-sanctions-170405102959191.html"> Spyware firms in breach of global sanctions</a> - Al Jazeera.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HA-cEMKCDs">Al Jazeera Investigations - Spy Merchants</a> - YouTube.</li> <li> <a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/04/10/mounties-admit-to-using-cellphone-snooping-stingrays/"> Mounties admit to using cellphone-snooping ‘stingrays’</a> - Sophos Naked Security.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.zdnet.com/article/thousands-of-patients-data-leaks-telemarketers-bad-security/"> A huge trove of patient data leaks, thanks to telemarketers' bad security</a> - ZDNet.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.databreaches.net/leak-of-diabetic-patients-data-highlights-risks-of-giving-info-to-telemarketers/"> Leak of diabetic patients’ data highlights risks of giving info to telemarketers</a> - DataBreaches.net.</li> <li> <a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/04/11/unsecured-database-exposed-diabetics-sensitive-data/"> Unsecured database exposed diabetics’ sensitive data</a> - Sophos Naked Security.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-06-2010/scam_alert_fraudsters_target_people_with_diabetes_.html"> Fraudsters Target People With Diabetes</a> - AARP.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j6hhA4vOjo">Wonga.com TV advert</a> - YouTube.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.wonga.com/help/incident-faq">Wonga security incident FAQ</a> - Wonga.com.</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/wonga-data-breach-puts-245000-uk-current-former-customers-risk/"> Wonga data breach puts up to 245,000 UK current and former customers at risk</a> - Graham Cluley.</li> </ul> </div> <p> </p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Lisa Vaas.
Apr 13, 2017
015: Bad vibrations
26:54
<p>Don't let an internet-enabled sex toy make your most private moments oh-so-public. Samsung's wannabe-Android-killer is found lacking.  And did you hear about the firm that is micro-chipping its employees? </p> <p>All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest John Hawes.</p> <p>Show notes:</p> <ul> <li> <a href="https://www.pentestpartners.com/blog/vulnerable-wi-fi-dildo-camera-endoscope-yes-really/"> Vulnerable Wi-Fi dildo camera endoscope. Yes really</a> - Pen Test Partners</li> <li> <a href="https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/samsung-tizen-operating-system-bugs-vulnerabilities"> Samsung's Android Replacement Is a Hacker's Dream</a> - Motherboard</li> <li> <a href="http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-microchip-employees-20170403-story.html"> Companies start implanting microchips into workers' bodies</a> - LA Times</li> </ul> <p>This episode of Smashing Security is made possible by the generous support of Recorded Future — the real-time threat intelligence company whose patented machine learning technology continuously analyzes technical, open, and dark web sources to give organizations unmatched insight into emerging threats.</p> <p>Sign up for free daily threat intelligence updates at <a href="https://recordedfuture.com/intel">recordedfuture.com/intel</a></p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: John Hawes.
Apr 05, 2017
014: Protecting webmail - a Smashing Security splinter
30:33
<p>What can you do to better protect your online email accounts?</p> <p>In this special "splinter" episode (or should it be a "shard"?) regular hosts Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault discuss with Paul Ducklin tips on how to defend your Gmail/Yahoo/Hotmail/Outlook/etc account.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES:</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/passwords">Passwords - a Smashing Security splinter</a></li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/better-protect-google-account-step-verification-google-authenticator/"> How to better protect your Google account with two-step verification and Google Authenticator</a> - Graham Cluley</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/protect-yahoo-account-2sv/">How to protect your Yahoo account with two-step verification (2SV)</a> - Graham Cluley</li> <li> <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/25/nist-declares-the-age-of-sms-based-2-factor-authentication-over/"> NIST declares the age of SMS-based 2-factor authentication over</a> - TechCrunch</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/lesson-learn-celebgate-nude-photo-hack/"> The lesson we all must learn from the Celebgate nude photo hack</a> - Graham Cluley</li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Paul Ducklin.
Mar 30, 2017
013: Assault with a deadly tweet
33:58
<p>Graham is embarrassed by a Twitter security snafu. How an animated GIF could prove deadly. Social engineering threats against your workforce. And will you be able to do any work on your laptop next time you catch an airplane? </p> <p>All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Alex Eckelberry.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES:</p> <ul> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/sorry-nazi-spam-twitter-account/">Sorry for the Nazi spam from my Twitter account</a> - Graham Cluley</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ophbx1iaF8">Newsweek reporter Kurt Eichenwald on Fox News, 15 December 2016</a> - YouTube</li> <li> <a href="https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/maryland-man-arrested-cyberstalking"> Maryland man arrested for cyberstalking</a> - US Dept of Justice</li> <li> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-39315393">US man held for sending flashing tweet to epileptic writer</a> - BBC News</li> <li> <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/news/epilepsy-site-hacked-with-seizure-images/"> Epilepsy site hacked with seizure images</a> - CBS News</li> <li> <a href="http://howtoreallypronouncegif.com/">How to really pronounce GIF</a> - howtoreallypronouncegif.com</li> <li> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22620473">Gif's inventor says ignore dictionaries and say 'Jif'</a> - BBC News</li> <li> <a href="http://www.thewindowsclub.com/turn-off-gif-disable-animated-images-browsers"> How to disable animated GIFs in different web browsers</a> - The Windows Club</li> <li> <a href="https://support.twitter.com/articles/20172128">How to disable autoplaying videos on Twitter</a> - Twitter</li> <li> <a href="https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/this-is-the-email-that-hacked-hillary-clintons-campaign-chief-17039.html"> This is the email that hacked Hillary Clinton’s campaign chief</a> - Bitdefender Hot for Security</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/fry-things-usb-kill-zaps-tons-computing-devices/"> Fry all the things! USB Kill zaps tons of computing devices</a> - Graham Cluley</li> <li> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39343971">UK flight ban on electronic devices announced</a> - BBC News</li> <li> <a href="http://money.cnn.com/2017/03/20/news/companies/middle-east-airline-electronics-ban/index.html"> Electronics banned from cabins on some Middle Eastern and African flights to U.S.</a> - CNN</li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Alex Eckelberry.
Mar 23, 2017
012: Eau de Eugene Kaspersky
28:43
<p>Androids pre-installed with malware - can the supply chain be trusted? Will WikiLeaks help vendors get zero-days fixed? And what on earth has the Kaspersky marketing department dreamt up this time?</p> <p>Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and special guest Nick FitzGerald discuss the latest news from the world of computer security.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES:</p> <div> <ul> <li> <a href="http://blog.checkpoint.com/2017/03/10/preinstalled-malware-targeting-mobile-users/"> Preinstalled Malware Targeting Mobile Users</a> - CheckPoint</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/chinese-android-malware/">Chinese Android smartphone comes with malware pre-installed</a> - Graham Cluley</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/wikileaks-says-will-work-software-vendors-fix-cia-zero-day-exploits/"> WikiLeaks says it will work with software vendors to fix CIA zero-day exploits... but when?</a> - Graham Cluley</li> <li> <a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/03/09/kaspersky_perfume/">Kaspersky launches a range of perfumes to, er, defend your odour</a> - The Register</li> <li> <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/toilet-hack/">Toilet hackers could snoop on your poop, steal data of a "personal nature"</a> - Graham Cluley</li> <li> <a href="https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/3051698/beauty-blogger-scarlett-london-launches-threat-de-toilette-in-bid-to-stop-youngsters-oversharing-online/"> Beauty blogger Scarlett London launches Threat de Toilette in bid to stop youngsters oversharing online</a> - The Sun</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzsVkiGsvCo">Jackie Chan and Eugene Kaspersky</a> - YouTube</li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_y1OvEhZvg">Packin' the K music video</a> - YouTube</li> </ul> </div> <p> </p> <p>This episode of Smashing Security is made possible by the generous support of Recorded Future — the real-time threat intelligence company whose patented machine learning technology continuously analyzes technical, open, and dark web sources to give organizations unmatched insight into emerging threats.</p> <p>Sign up for free daily threat intelligence updates at <a href="https://recordedfuture.com/intel">recordedfuture.com/intel</a></p> <p>Thanks to Recorded Future for their support.</p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Nick FitzGerald.
Mar 16, 2017
011: WikiLeaks and the CIA
33:45
<p>Has the CIA been using a Weeping Angel to spy on you via your Smart TV? Have WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal been compromised? What is the secret of the SATAN ransomware? And can you avoid having your data searched as you pass through border control?</p> <p>Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and special guest Paul Ducklin discuss.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES:</p> <div> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Misc-/Nintendo-Classic-Mini-Nintendo-Entertainment-System/Nintendo-Classic-Mini-Nintendo-Entertainment-System-1124287.html"> Nintendo Classic Mini</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/us-cia-wikileaks-idUSKBN16E2AD">WikiLeaks says it releases files on CIA cyber spying tools</a></li> <li><a href="https://theintercept.com/2017/03/07/the-cia-didnt-break-signal-or-whatsapp-despite-what-youve-heard/"> The CIA didn't break Signal or WhatsApp, despite what you've heard</a></li> <li><a href="https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/03/after-nsa-hacking-expose-cia-staffers-asked-where-equation-group-went-wrong/"> After NSA hacking exposé, CIA staffers asked where Equation Group went wrong</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/apple-says-they-have-patched-the-vulnerabilities-mentioned-i?utm_term=.ikz6yJ4z72#.no3GkAO2q1"> Apple, Samsung Respond To Wikileaks Claims Of CIA Hacking Programs</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2017/03/08/twitter-reactions-wikileaks-cia/"> Twitter reactions to the WikiLeaks CIA data dump</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/cias-weeping-angel-spying-tv-viewers/"> Is the CIA's Weeping Angel spying on TV viewers?</a></li> <li><a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/03/07/satan-ransomware-old-name-new-business-model/"> Satan ransomware: old name, new business model</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.niemanlab.org/2017/02/3-free-things-that-journalists-can-do-right-now-to-protect-their-data-and-their-sources-at-the-border/"> 3 (free) things that journalists can do right now to protect their data and their sources at the border</a></li> <li><a href="https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/you-have-no-right-to-electronic-privacy-when-you-cross-the-us-border"> The US Gov Can Download the Entire Contents of Your Computer at Border Crossings</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/14/business/border-enforcement-airport-phones.html?_r=1"> What Are Your Rights if Border Agents Want to Search Your Phone?</a></li> <li><a href="https://medium.com/@thegrugq/stop-fabricating-travel-security-advice-35259bf0e869#.9z33fbj40"> Stop Fabricating Travel Security Advice</a></li> </ul> </div> <p> This episode of Smashing Security is sponsored by Foursys - check out their free end-user cybersecurity training kit - it's everything you need to roll out infosecurity best practice training (right from your desk).</p> <p>Grab it now from <a href="https://www.foursys.co.uk/toolkit">https://www.foursys.co.uk/toolkit</a></p> <p>Thanks to Foursys for sponsoring this episode of Smashing Security.</p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Paul Ducklin.
Mar 09, 2017
010: The dolls must be destroyed
36:10
<p>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.</p> <p>All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES:</p> <div> <ul> <li><a href="https://security.googleblog.com/2017/02/announcing-first-sha1-collision.html"> Announcing the first SHA1 collision</a></li> <li><a href="https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1139">Tavis Ormandy: Cloudflare Reverse Proxies are Dumping Uninitialized Memory</a></li> <li><a href="https://blog.cloudflare.com/incident-report-on-memory-leak-caused-by-cloudflare-parser-bug/"> Incident report on memory leak caused by Cloudflare parser bug</a></li> <li><a href="https://github.com/pirate/sites-using-cloudflare">List of Sites possibly affected by Cloudflare's #Cloudbleed HTTPS Traffic Leak</a></li> <li><a href="https://blog.cloudflare.com/quantifying-the-impact-of-cloudbleed/"> Quantifying the impact of "CloudBleed"</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcxNHgYUz6s">CloudPets commercial</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.troyhunt.com/data-from-connected-cloudpets-teddy-bears-leaked-and-ransomed-exposing-kids-voice-messages/"> Data from connected CloudPets teddy bears leaked and ransomed, exposing kids' voice messages</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/28/microsoft_restricts_windows_software/"> Microsoft slaps Apple Gatekeeper-like controls on Windows 10: Install only apps from store</a></li> <li><a href="https://threatpost.com/boeing-notifies-36000-employees-following-breach/123942/"> Boeing Notifies 36,000 Employees Following Breach</a></li> </ul> </div> <p> </p> <p>This episode of Smashing Security is sponsored by NetFort - <a href="https://www.netfort.com/">https://www.netfort.com/</a> </p> <p>NetFort LANGuardian is easy-to-use network traffic and security monitoring software that tells you what is really happening on your network - no specialist hardware required!</p> <p>Check out the demo of LANGuardian and download a free trial from <a href="https://www.netfort.com/">https://www.netfort.com/</a>. Mention "Smashing Security" and you'll save 20% off your order!</p> <p>Thanks to NetFort for sponsoring this episode of Smashing Security.</p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Mar 02, 2017
009: False flags and hacker clues
26:22
<p>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?</p> <p>All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault.</p> <p>Oh, and Carole makes Graham and Vanja apologise for their past mistakes.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES:</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FTB8TgvgUk">You Only Live Twice - space capsule scene</a></li> <li><a href="http://baesystemsai.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/lazarus-false-flag-malware.html"> Lazarus's false flag malware</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.csoonline.com/article/3171937/security/hackers-behind-bank-attack-campaign-use-russian-as-decoy.html"> Hackers behind bank attack campaign use Russian as decoy</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/02/20/easy-steal-second-hand-connected-car/"> It’s too easy to steal a second-hand connected car</a></li> <li><a href="https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nissan_Figaro">Nissan Figaro</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/20/is_your_child_a_hacker_liverpudlian_parents_handed_cyber_checklist/"> Is your child a hacker? Liverpudlian parents get warning signs checklist</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/help/140906109319589">How do I remove a tag from a Facebook photo or post I’m tagged in?</a></li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_Red_(computer_worm)">Code Red IIS worm</a></li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Feb 23, 2017
Macs and malware - a Smashing Security splinter
16:26
<p>Do you run an anti-virus on your Mac?  Should you?</p> <p>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.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES:</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://macdailynews.com/2012/04/05/600000-macs-infected-with-flashback-trojan-274-in-cupertino-how-to-check-your-mac/"> 600,000 Macs infected with Flashback trojan, 274 in Cupertino</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.intego.com/mac-security-blog/flashback-malware-still-threat/"> Flashback to the biggest Mac malware attack of all time - Is it still a threat?</a></li> <li><a href="https://globalvoices.org/2017/02/18/hackers-target-activists-mac-devices-with-revamped-malware/"> Hackers target Iranian activists’ Mac devices with revamped malware</a></li> <li><a href="https://blog.malwarebytes.com/cybercrime/2017/02/microsoft-office-macro-malware-targets-macs/"> Microsoft Office macro malware targets Macs</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.av-test.org/en/news/news-single-view/12-security-suites-for-mac-os-x-put-to-the-test/"> 12 security suites for Mac OS X put to the test</a></li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Feb 21, 2017
008: I'll give you my Android when you pry it from my cold, dead paws
28:14
<p>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...</p> <p> Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.nsslabs.com/blog/company/aep-public-test-announcement/"> AEP Public Test Announcement</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/crowdstrike-initiates-legal-action-nss-labs-misappropriation-intellectual-property-engaging-sham-transaction-illegally-obtain-access-falcon-software/"> NSS Labs Report Confirms Testing of CrowdStrike Falcon was Incomplete and Wrong</a></li> <li><a href="https://medium.com/@bontchev/some-thoughts-on-the-crowdstrike-vs-nss-labs-debacle-19bc15d01a2b#.kv5p7y2x5"> Some thoughts on the CrowdStrike vs NSS Labs debacle</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.androidcentral.com/which-android-phone-does-donald-trump-use"> Which Android phone does Donald Trump use?</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/senators-donald-trump-smartphone-security/"> Senators raise concerns over Donald Trump's smartphone security</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/15/google_stagefright_android_bug_zero_success/"> Google claims ‘massive’ Stagefright Android bug had 'sod all effect'</a></li> <li><a href="http://gizmodo.com/a-scary-new-kind-of-malware-is-invading-banks-all-over-1792131772"> A Scary New Kind of Malware Is Invading Banks All Over the World</a></li> <li><a href="https://securelist.com/blog/research/77403/fileless-attacks-against-enterprise-networks/"> Fileless attacks against enterprise networks</a></li> <li><a href="http://stalkscan.com/en/">StalkScan</a></li> <li><a href="https://thenextweb.com/facebook/2017/02/15/creepy-facebook-tool-reminds-us-graph-search-terrible-idea/"> This creepy Facebook tool is revealing a LOT about you</a></li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Feb 16, 2017
Using public Wi-Fi - a Smashing Security splinter
21:28
<p>The tricky problem of public Wi-Fi hotspots.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES:</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://thatoneprivacysite.net/vpn-comparison-chart/">VPN comparison chart</a></li> <li><a href="https://safeandsavvy.f-secure.com/2014/09/29/danger-of-public-wifi/"> The dangers of public Wi-Fi - and crazy things people do to use it</a></li> <li><a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/02/08/free-open-wifi-facebook-hack-missouri-state-representatives/"> Free open WiFi suspected in Facebook hack of Missouri state representatives</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/yahoo-ssl-https/">Finally! Yahoo Mail to turn on SSL by default in 2014</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.ashiktricks.com/best-wifi-names/">150 best Wi-Fi names for your router</a></li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Feb 13, 2017
007: ASCII art attack
22:55
<p>Printers start churning out ASCII art after a vigilante hacker hijacks 160,000 devices, a researcher reveals how you can get Donald Trump to tweet an embarrassing spoof video of himself, and has your smart TV been snooping on you?</p> <p>Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/06/hacker_160000_printers/">Hacker: I made 160,000 printers spew out ASCII art around the world</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.chris.com/ascii/">ASCII art collection</a></li> <li><a href="https://hackernoon.com/how-i-hijacked-top-celebrities-tweets-including-katy-perry-shakira-fca3a0e751c6#.t6syx2lx8"> How I hijacked top celebrities tweets including Katy Perry, Shakira…</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/190093504939163648">Donald Trump's hijacked tweet</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/vizio-settlement-smart-tvs-should-not-track-your-shows-without-your-ok"> VIZIO Settlement: Smart TVs should not track your shows without your O.K.</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/6/14522582/vizio-ftc-lawsuit-tv-viewing-habits-tracking-privacy"> Vizio settles FTC lawsuit and agrees to get viewer consent before tracking TV habits</a></li> <li><a href="http://doctorbeet.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/lg-smart-tvs-logging-usb-filenames-and.html"> LG Smart TVs logging USB filenames and viewing info to LG servers</a></li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Feb 09, 2017
Email attachment malware - a Smashing Security splinter
18:27
<p>Email attachment malware is the thorny topic tackled by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer in this "splinter" episode from the Smashing Security team. </p> <p>Listen to this before you click!</p> <p>Oh, and Carole would like to apologise to all her fellow Canadians for the terrible faux pas she made in this episode...</p> <p>SHOW NOTES:</p> <ul> <li><a title="Link to Microsoft blog" href="https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mmpc/2016/03/22/new-feature-in-office-2016-can-block-macros-and-help-prevent-infection/">New feature in Office 2016 can block macros and help prevent infection</a></li> <li><a href="https://medium.com/@networksecurity/it-s-time-to-secure-microsoft-office-be50ec2797e3#.p494jnhsp"> It's time to secure Microsoft Office</a></li> <li><a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/02/11/memories-anna-kournikova-worm/"> Memories of the Anna Kournikova worm</a></li> <li><a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2009/05/04/memories-love-bug-worm/"> Memories of the Love Bug</a></li> <li><a href="https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2009/03/26/memories-melissa-virus/"> Memories of the Melissa virus</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jne9t8sHpUc">Alanis Morissette - Ironic (Official video)</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NPBIwQyPWE">Avril Lavigne - Complicated</a></li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Feb 08, 2017
Passwords - a Smashing Security splinter
13:09
<p>Passwords - everything you need to know about how to make them safer, and better secure your online accounts.</p> <p>In this special "splinter" episode (or should it be a "shard"?) regular hosts Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer discuss the perennial problem of passwords and offer some advice and tips for computer users.</p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Feb 07, 2017
006: A romantic ransomware hotel break
28:11
<p>Were hotel guests really trapped in their rooms by ransomware? Does anti-virus increase your attack surface so much that it's not worth running at all? And 11% of people on the internet are running ad blockers, says company which blocks ad blockers.</p> <p>Oh, and we have a new theme tune...</p> <p>Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and computer security.</p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Feb 02, 2017
005: Upskirt insecurity
25:05
<p>An alleged hacker finds the downside to car rental, a New York Times Twitter account announces Vladimir Putin is planning to launch a missile attack against the United States, and an "upskirt" website leaks its user data.</p> <p>Oh, and Vanja forces Graham to share an embarrassing privacy-breaching lavatory anecdote.</p> <p>Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and computer security.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/spanish-police-arrest-suspect-behind-neverquest-banking-trojan/"> Spanish Police Arrest Suspect Behind NeverQuest Banking Trojan</a></li> <li> <a href="https://www.sophos.com/medialibrary/PDFs/technical%20papers/sophos-vawtrak-international-crimeware-as-a-service-tpna.pdf"> Vawtrak - International crimeware-as-a-service</a> (PDF)</li> <li> <a href="https://www.sophos.com/en-us/medialibrary/PDFs/technical%20papers/sophos-vawtrak-v2-sahin-wyke.pdf?la=en"> Vawtrak version 2</a> (PDF)</li> <li><a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/twitter-hack-sees-new-york-times-warn-of-russian-missile-strike-against-united-states/"> Twitter hack sees New York Times warn of Russian missile strike against USA</a></li> <li><a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2017/01/24/politics/badlands-tweets-climate-change/index.html"> Badlands National Park deletes tweets on climate change</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/ClaudiaKoerner/status/824060157361430528">Tweet by journalist Claudia Koerner, quoting Badlands National Park Service</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/upskirt-porn-website-hit-massive-data-leak-exposing-nearly-180000-voyeurs-1602756"> 'Upskirt' porn website hit with massive data leak exposing 180,000 voyeurs</a></li> <li><a href="https://haveibeenpwned.com/">HaveIBeenPwned</a></li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Jan 26, 2017
004: You don't mess with Brian Krebs
30:32
<p>The Spora ransomware offers you more than just your encrypted files back, Brian Krebs busts the alleged masterminds behind the Mirai botnet, and be careful that your IT staff aren't the only ones who know your corporate passwords.</p> <p>Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and computer security.</p> <p>Recorded live: Thursday 19 January, 2017.</p> <p>Check out the video of this podcast at <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJsCpadzVGs">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJsCpadzVGs</a></p> <p>SHOW NOTES</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/spora-ransomware-works-offline-has-the-most-sophisticated-payment-site-as-of-yet/"> Spora Ransomware Works Offline, Has the Most Sophisticated Payment Site as of Yet</a></li> <li><a href="https://blog.gdatasoftware.com/2017/01/29442-spora-worm-and-ransomware"> Spora - the Shortcut Worm that is also a Ransomware</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/popcorn-time-ransomware-invites-get-nasty-recover-files/"> Popcorn Time ransomware invites you to get 'nasty' to recover your files</a></li> <li><a href="https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/01/who-is-anna-senpai-the-mirai-worm-author/"> Who is Anna-Senpai, the Mirai Worm Author?</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/01/18/school_fires_sues_it_admin/"> College fires IT admin, loses access to Google email, successfully sues IT admin for $250,000</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/fired-it-employee-online-indiana-college-offered-help-unlock-google-n708421"> Fired IT Employee at Online Indiana College Offered to Help Unlock Google Account for $200K</a></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>Subscribe and leave us a review on iTunes - it really helps!</p> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/smashing-security/id1195001633"> https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/smashing-security/id1195001633</a></p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Jan 19, 2017
003: Alexa! Get me an axe!
26:33
<p>Donald Trump and that secret dossier, MongoDB databases under attack, Microsoft employees suffering from PTSD and Alexa buying doll houses.</p> <p>Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and security.</p> <p>Recorded live: Thursday 12 January, 2017</p> <p>Watch the video version of this podcast at <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwpXbrEtgNg">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwpXbrEtgNg</a>.</p> <p>SHOW NOTES</p> <div> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/donald-trump-finally-believes-russia-hacked-dnc/"> Donald Trump finally believes Russia hacked the DNC</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/27000-mongodb-servers-data-wiped-receive-ransom-demand-safe-return/"> 27,000 MongoDB servers have their data wiped, receive ransom demand for its safe return</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/how-to-avoid-a-malicious-attack-that-ransoms-your-data"> Advice on how to secure MongoDB</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/01/11/microsoft-anti-porn-workers-sue-over-ptsd.html"> Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/tv-news-anchor-says-alexa-buy-dollhouse-predictable-results/"> TV News anchor says 'Alexa, buy me a dollhouse' with predictable results...</a></li> </ul> </div> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Jan 12, 2017
002: Invest in carrier pigeons
22:48
<p>Donald Trump talks cybersecurity and explains how to keep your messages top secret, Ukrainian soldiers are being spied upon by Android malware and an artist has devised a novel way of avoiding facial recognition technology.</p> <p>Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and security.</p> <p>Recorded live: Thursday 5 January, 2017.</p> <p>Watch the video version of this podcast at <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jfvNSbSpt8">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jfvNSbSpt8</a></p> <p>SHOW NOTES</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/trumps-no-computer-is-safe-stance-could-be-disastrous-for-us-and-others-cybersecurity-experts-say-20170102-gtkrc1.html"> Trump's 'no computer is safe' stance could be disastrous for US and others, cybersecurity experts say</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/danger-close-fancy-bear-tracking-ukrainian-field-artillery-units/"> Danger Close: Fancy Bear Tracking of Ukrainian Field Artillery Units</a></li> <li><a href="http://metro.co.uk/2017/01/04/this-camouflage-makes-you-immune-from-facial-recognition-cameras-6360770/"> This camouflage makes you ‘immune’ from facial recognition cameras</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLmTj9Ptl1w">"Sophos RAPIL: Wiping the smile off virus writers' faces" (starring a young Vanja Svajcer)</a></li> </ul> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Jan 05, 2017
001: One cup, two hotel guests
27:46
<p>We discuss the pains of providing tech support to family and friends, when writing down your passwords is actually a good idea, and muse on cloud backup services. Cool gadgetry, smart basketballs, below-par hotel services and, of course, Christmas being "..in TWO days".</p> <p>Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and security.</p> <p>Recorded live, December 22 2016.  Watch the video version at <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDfVI_EJWW0">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDfVI_EJWW0</a></p> Follow the show on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity">@SmashinSecurity</a>, or <a href="http://www.smashingsecurity.com/">visit our website</a> for more episodes. Remember: Subscribe on <a href="https://www.grahamcluley.com/go/itunes/">Apple Podcasts</a>, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening! Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language. Special Guest: Vanja Švajcer.
Dec 26, 2016