Smashing Security

By Graham Cluley & Carole Theriault

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Tim W
 Apr 30, 2021
Enjoyable and entertaining podcast about the latest security news. You don't have to be super technical to get something out of this podcast.

Popeye
 Apr 13, 2021
Entertaining, engaging and informative.. and the hosts have great dynamical comical chemistry.

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A helpful and hilarious take on the week's tech SNAFUs. Computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault chat with guests about cybercrime, hacking, and online privacy. It's not your typical cybersecurity podcast... Winner of the "Best Cybersecurity Podcast" in 2018 and 2019, and the "Most Entertaining" in 2022, Smashing Security has had over eight million downloads. Past guests include Garry Kasparov, Mikko Hyppönen, and Rory Cellan-Jones. Follow the podcast on Twitter at @smashinsecurity, and subscribe for free in your favourite podcast app. New episodes released at 7pm EST every Wednesday (midnight UK).

Episode Date
ChatGPT and the Minister for Foreign Affairs
52:48

Could a senior Latvian politician really be responsible for scamming hundreds of "mothers-of-two" in the UK? (Probably not, despite Graham's theories...) And should we be getting worried about the AI wonder that is ChatGPT?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.

Plus don't miss our featured interview with DigiCert’s Brian "PKI" Trzupek.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Feb 02, 2023
No Fly lists, cell phones, and the end of ransomware riches?
50:42

What are prisoners getting up to with mobile phones? Why might ransomware no longer be generating as much revenue for cybercriminals? And how on earth did an airline leave the US government's "No Fly" list accessible for anyone in the world to download?

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 Maria Varmazis.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Sponsored by:

  • Bitwarden – Bitwarden vaults are end-to-end encrypted with zero-knowledge encryption, including, the URLs for the websites you have accounts for. Migrate to Bitwarden for a more secure password manager.
  • ManageEngine PAM360 – A fully functional privileged access management suite that offers a holistic picture of all the privileged devices, users, and credentials in the IT infrastructure. From managing and governing access to all your enterprise resources to automating the access management life cycle in your organization, PAM360 does it all.
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Jan 26, 2023
Norton unlocked, and police leaks
39:10

Carole is in her sick bed, which leaves Graham in charge of the good ship "Smashing Security" as it navigates the choppy seas of credential stuffing and avoids the swirling waters of apps being sloppy with sensitive information.

Find out more in this latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast, hosted by Graham Cluley with special guest BJ Mendelson.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Sponsored by:

  • Bitwarden – Bitwarden vaults are end-to-end encrypted with zero-knowledge encryption, including, the URLs for the websites you have accounts for. Migrate to Bitwarden for a more secure password manager.
  • ManageEngine PAM360 – A fully functional privileged access management suite that offers a holistic picture of all the privileged devices, users, and credentials in the IT infrastructure. From managing and governing access to all your enterprise resources to automating the access management life cycle in your organization, PAM360 does it all.
  • DigiCert - DigiCert's Trust Lifecycle Manager sets a new bar for unified management of digital trust.

Support the show:

Tell your friends and colleagues about “Smashing Security”, and leave us a review on Jan 19, 2023

Oxford's dating disaster, cheap security robots, and faking a suicide
50:58

Someone called OxShagger thinks he has come up with the perfect Valentine's surprise for Oxford students, but is the way he has gone about "bookworms with benefits" really a good idea? Robot security guards are trundling the streets of - you guessed it - America. And a writer of paranormal bully romances (no, we don't know what that means either) returns from the grave...

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 Host Unknown's Andrew Agnês.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Sponsored by:

  • Bitwarden - Bitwarden vaults are end-to-end encrypted with zero-knowledge encryption, including, the URLs for the websites you have accounts for. Migrate to Bitwarden for a more secure password manager.
  • ManageEngine PAM360 - A fully functional privileged access management suite that offers a holistic picture of all the privileged devices, users, and credentials in the IT infrastructure. From managing and governing access to all your enterprise resources to automating the access management life cycle in your organization, PAM360 does it all.
  • NordLayer - NordLayer safeguards your company’s network, securing and protecting remote workforces as well as business data. It can even help you ensure security compliance. Get your first month free.

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Jan 12, 2023
Secret Roomba snaps, Christmas cab scams, and the future of AI
48:04

Beware your Roomba's roving eye, the Finns warn of AI threats around the corner, and watch out when hailing a taxi cab in Dublin...

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.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Episode links:


Sponsored by:

  • Bitwarden – Password security you can trust. Bitwarden is an open source password manager trusted by millions of individuals, teams, and organizations worldwide for secure password storage and sharing.

Support the show:

You can help the podcast by telling your friends and colleagues about “Smashing Security”, and leaving us a review on Apple Podcasts or Dec 22, 2022

Lensa AI, and a dog called Bob
54:51

Drug dealers come unstuck while using the Encrochat encrypted-messaging app, and we put the Lensa AI avatar-generation tool under the microscope.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.

Plus - don't miss our featured interview with Rico Acosta, IT manager at Bitwarden.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Dec 15, 2022
AI chatbot or the start of Skynet? Eufy privacy, and hot desks
56:04

An AI chatbot is causing a stir - both impressing and terrifying users in equal measure. A security researcher discovers that a "smart" cam that doesn't use the internet is err.. using the internet. And university students revolt over under-the-belt surveillance.

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 Host Unknown's Thom Langford.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Interplanetary file systems, iSpoof, and don't delete Twitter
01:04:42

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

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by original show co-host Vanja Švajcer.

What an amazing 6 years of bickering it has been… thanks to all of you who have tuned in, appeared on the show, or supported us! 🙏

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Dec 01, 2022
EV charging risks, FTX, and an ancient apocalypse
57:04

Deepfake shenanigans strike users of troubled crypto firm FTX, the perils of charging your electric vehicle, and is Microsoft's takeover of Activision good news for video game fanatics.

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 John Hawes of AMTSO.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Housing market scams, Twitter 2FA, and the fesshole
01:11:20

Elon Musk is still causing chaos at Twitter (and it's beginning to impact users), are scammers selling your house without your permission, and Google gets stung with a record-breaking fine.

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.

Plus don't miss our featured interview with Pentera's Shakel Ahmed talking about automating continuous cyber defence validation.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Nov 17, 2022
Mastodon 101, and the Hushpuppi saga
43:54

Graham offers some security and privacy advice for those exodusing Twitter to Mastodon, and Carole slams the door shut on a notorious scammer with a huge Instagram following.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who aren't joined by a guest this week.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, some snorting, and rude language.

Episode links:


Sponsored by:

  • Kolide – the SaaS app that sends employees important, timely, and relevant security recommendations concerning their Mac, Windows, and Linux devices, right inside Slack.
  • Bitwarden – Password security you can trust. Bitwarden is an open source password manager trusted by millions of individuals, teams, and organizations worldwide for secure password storage and sharing.
  • Sealit - Zero Trust Data Protection: protect, share, and monitor confidential emails and files - without passwords. Integrated with Gmail, Outlook, and file systems. Learn more and take advantage of Sealit's special offer to "Smashing Security" listeners.

Support the show:

You can help the podcast by telling your friends and colleagues about “Smashing Security”, and leaving us a review on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.

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Nov 10, 2022
Twitter turmoil, AI animal chatters, and metaverse at work
55:10

Twitter has a new chief twit in the form of Elon Musk and he's causing problems, scientists say artificial intelligence may help us communicate with animals, and is the office of the future set in the metaverse?

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 Mark Stockley.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, dolphin noises, and rude language.

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Nov 03, 2022
Slushygate, sextortion, and nano-targeting
52:27

What is slushygate and how does it link to sextortion in the States? What is the most impersonated brand when it comes to delivering phishing emails?  And what the flip is nano-targeting?

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 fan favourite Maria Varmazis.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

No contortionists were hurt during the making of this episode.

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Sponsored by:

  • Kolide – the SaaS app that sends employees important, timely, and relevant security recommendations concerning their Mac, Windows, and Linux devices, right inside Slack.
  • Bitwarden – Password security you can trust. Bitwarden is an open source password manager trusted
Oct 27, 2022
The Virgin trains swindler, cyber clowns, and AirTag election debacle
01:10:14

Someone's election-fiddling is uncovered with an Apple AirTag, a cyber scandal rocks Germany, and a swindler steals a fortune due to trains being delayed.

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 runZero's Chris Kitsch.

Plus don't miss our featured interview with Akamai's Patrick Sullivan talking about how retailers can better thwart bots this holiday season.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Oct 20, 2022
Massive crypto bungle, and the slave scammers
38:44

A couple unexpectedly find $10.5 million in their cryptocurrency account, and in Cambodia people are being forced to commit scams.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are flying solo again this week.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Episode links:


Sponsored by:

  • Kolide – the SaaS app that sends employees important, timely, and relevant security recommendations concerning their Mac, Windows, and Linux devices, right inside Slack.
  • Bitwarden – Password security you can trust. Bitwarden is an open source password manager trusted by millions of individuals, teams, and organizations worldwide for secure password storage and sharing.


Support the show:

You can help the podcast by telling your friends and colleagues about “Smashing Security”, and leaving us a review on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.

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Oct 13, 2022
Trussterflucks and eBay stalking
39:43

Has new UK prime minister Liz Truss been careless with her mobile phone, and hear the most extraordinary story of corporate cyberstalking.

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 nobody for reasons that will become obvious.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Episode links:


Sponsored by:

  • Kolide – the SaaS app that sends employees important, timely, and relevant security recommendations concerning their Mac, Windows, and Linux devices, right inside Slack.
  • Bitwarden – Password security you can trust. Bitwarden is an open source password manager trusted by millions of individuals, teams, and organizations worldwide for secure password storage and sharing.
  • Akamai - Make the most of Cybersecurity Awareness Month by connecting with Akamai’s experts on how you can achieve unmatched security. Where else can you take advantage of insights from 7 trillion DNS queries per day?


Support the show:

You can help the podcast by telling your friends and colleagues about “Smashing Security”, and leaving us a review on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.

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Oct 06, 2022
Deepfake dangers, AI image opt out, and controlling your urges
56:10

Anti-porn "shameware" apps take a privacy pounding, is your image already being used by AI, and deepfake danger continues to deepen.

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 Host Unknown's Thom Langford.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Sponsored by:

  • Kolide – the SaaS app that sends
Sep 29, 2022
Uber, Rockstar, and crystal balls
01:04:16

Researchers reveal how your eyeglasses could be leaking secrets when you're on video conferencing calls, we take a look at the recent data breaches involving Uber and Grand Theft Auto 6, and we cast an eye at what threats may be around the corner...

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.

Plus - don't miss our featured interview with Sal Aurigemma, the faculty director of the Master of Science in Cyber Security program at the University of Tulsa.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Sep 22, 2022
Printer peeves, health data hangups, and Twitter tussles - with Rory Cellan-Jones
56:31

How could your inkjet printer finally help you make some money, why is it so hard to share our health data even if we want to, and what result do you want to see from the Elon Musk vs Twitter bunfight?

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 Rory Cellan-Jones.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Sep 15, 2022
Chiquita banana, dumb criminals, and detecting ring binders
50:53

Students learn a valuable lesson when it comes to AI detecting guns on campus, SIM swappers are surprisingly stupid, and romance scammers get scammed by someone (or some thing?) calling themselves Chiquita Banana.

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 Mark Stockley.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Sep 08, 2022
Lost in translation, spiders, and slapping tortillas - with Mikko Hyppönen
53:56

We're back from our summer break as we ask how did a cryptomining campaign stay unspotted for years, quiz special guest and infosec rockstar Mikko Hyppönen about his book, and ponder what spiders teach us about misinformation.

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.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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Sep 01, 2022
Hackers doxxed, Pornhub probs, and Co-op security measures
53:26

Pornhub has a problem, the UK's Co-op supermarket is accused of big brother tactics, and we take a look at a security researcher's attempt to reveal the true identify of hackers.

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 Maria Varmazis.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.

Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

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Aug 04, 2022
Uber's hidden hack, tips for travel, and AI accent fixes
01:08:06

Uber may not face prosecution over its handling of a 2016 data breach - but its former chief security head does; how to defend your digital devices' data while on vacation, and how to change your accent with artificial intelligence.

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 Naked Security's Paul Ducklin.

Plus don't miss our featured interview with Ian Farquhar of Gigamon.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.

Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

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Jul 28, 2022
The Most Wanted Missing CryptoQueen
42:44

In this special edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast, computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault welcome back author and journalist Jamie Bartlett - host of "The Missing CryptoQueen" podcast.

Jamie tells us about his new book, which shares more details about the disappearance of cryptocurrency scammer Dr Ruja Ignatova, and the subsequent hunt by law enforcement.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.

Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

Episode links:


Sponsored by:

  • Bitwarden – Password security you can trust. Bitwarden is an open source password manager trusted by millions of individuals, teams, and organizations worldwide for secure password storage and sharing.
  • Drata – Put Security and Compliance on Autopilot. Build trust with your customers and scale securely with Drata, the smartest way to achieve continuous SOC 2, ISO 27001 & HIPAA compliance.
  • Cyber Security Inside podcast -bringing you the most important and timely security topics as well as other industry experts for insightful conversations.

Support the show:

You can help the podcast by telling your friends and colleagues about “Smashing Security”, and leaving us a review on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser.

Become a Patreon supporter for ad-free episodes and our early-release feed!

Follow us:

Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.

Jul 21, 2022
Disney's social dumpster fire, Anom phones, and TikTok tragedies
54:47

A self-proclaimed "super hacker" causes problems in the Magic Kingdom, criminals regret trusting Anom phones, and lawsuits are filed against TikTok.

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 Anna Brading.

Plus don't miss our featured interview with Scott McCrady, the CEO of SolCyber Managed Security Services.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.

Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

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Jul 14, 2022
Raising money through ransomware, China's mega-leak, and hackers for hire
45:18

A hacked university might have made a profit after paying a cryptocurrency ransom, China suffers possibly the biggest data breach in history, and Reuters investigates digital mercenaries.

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.

Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

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Jul 07, 2022
Debug ransomware and win $1,000,000, period-tracking apps, and AI gets emotional
59:47

A new version of the LockBit ransomware offers a bug bounty, women uninstall period-tracking apps in fear of how their data might be used against them, and Microsoft's facial recognition tech no longer wants to know how you're feeling.

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 Thom Langford from The Host Unknown podcast.

Plus don't miss our featured interview with Bitwarden founder and CTO Kyle Spearrin.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.

Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

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Jun 30, 2022
Hot tub hijinx, and a sentient AI
40:20

Internet-connected jacuzzis find themselves in hot water, and a Google engineer claims that their AI has developed feelings.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.

Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.

Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

Episode links:


Sponsored by:

  • Kolide - the SaaS app that sends employees important, timely, and relevant security recommendations concerning their Mac, Windows, and Linux devices, right inside Slack.
  • Bitwarden - Password security you can trust. Bitwarden is an open source password manager trusted by millions of individuals, teams, and organizations worldwide for secure password storage and sharing.
  • Drata - Put Security and Compliance on Autopilot. Build trust with your customers and scale securely with Drata, the smartest way to achieve continuous SOC 2, ISO 27001 & HIPAA compliance.

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Jun 23, 2022
Encrypted notes, and a deadly case of AirTag spying
36:50

How did a saxophonist sneak sensitive information in and out of the Soviet Union? How might an Apple AirTag have led to murder? And isn't the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain doing just great?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.

Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/279 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.

Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.


Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, 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.

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Jun 15, 2022
Tim Hortons, avoiding sanctions, and good faith security research
40:26

Trouble brews with the Tim Hortons app, Mandiant gets in a tussle with a Russian ransomware gang, and should good faith security researchers be at risk of prosecution?

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 Lazarus Heist's Geoff White.


Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/278 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.


Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.


Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, 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.

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Jun 08, 2022
Bad bots, cheeky ransoms, and good deepfakes
51:11

Ransom acts of kindness are top of our mind, as we also explore how bad bots are hogging more and more of the internet's activity, and look at how deepfakes could be a good thing after all.

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 Ray [REDACTED].


Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/277 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.


Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.


Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, 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: Ray [REDACTED].

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Jun 01, 2022
Webcam extortion, Michael Fish, and food foul-ups
54:30

A browser extension bug let malicious websites spy on webcams, hackers threaten the global food supply chain, and Michael Fish (not that one...) hacked into his female classmates' online accounts, hunting for nude photos and videos.

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 Mark Stockley.


Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/276 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.


Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.


Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, 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: Mark Stockley.

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May 25, 2022
Jail for Bing, and mental health apps may not be good for you
01:05:35

A man hacks his employer to prove its security sucks, Telegram provides a helping hand to the Eternity Project malware, and what the heck do mental health apps think they're up to?

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 Dr Jessica Barker.


Plus don't miss our featured interview with Rumble's Chris Kirsch.


Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/275 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.


Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.


Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, 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 Guests: Chris Kirsch and Jessica Barker.

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May 18, 2022
Hands off my biometrics, and a wormhole squirmish
49:10

Clearview AI receives something of a slap in the face, and who is wrestling over an internet wormhole?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.


And don't miss our featured interview with Artur Kane of GoodAccess.


Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/274 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.


Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.


Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, 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: Artur Kane.

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May 11, 2022
Password blips, and who's calling the airport?
50:12

We find out why calls to Dublin airport's noise complaints line have soared, and Carole quizzes Graham to celebrate World Password Day.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.


And don't miss our special featured interview with Clint Dovholuk of NetFoundry.


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May 04, 2022
Going ape over the Kardashians, and the face of romance scams
50:24

Members of The Bored Ape Yacht Club get that sinking feeling, a face unwittingly launches hundreds of romance scams, and is an as-yet unseen Kim Kardashian sex tape a load of old Roblox?

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 BBC's cyber correspondent Joe Tidy.


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Apr 27, 2022
Crypto break-in, Google blurring, and mics not muting
50:46

A man loses $650,000 from his cryptocurrency wallet after his Apple iCloud account is hacked, video conferencing apps may not be muting your mic quite the way you imagined, and Google has unblurred military bases in Russia... or has it?

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Apr 20, 2022
Bearded Barbie, EDR scams, and hobbyist crime detectives
51:01

Pulchritudinous women with glossy long hair are targeting Israeli officials via Facebook - but why? Scammers have found a new way to gain access to your most sensitive information - but how? And armchair detectives are helping investigating cold cases involving DNA - but should they?

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 Maria Varmazis.


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Apr 13, 2022
Trezor Deep Throat, a CCTV stalker, and Amazon's list of banned words
50:09

There's monkey business involving cryptocurrency thieves and MailChimp, a stalker exploits his ex-partner's CCTV cameras, and what are the naughty words Amazon doesn't want its staff using?

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 Zoë Rose.


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Apr 06, 2022
LinkedIn deepfakes, doxxing Russian spies, and a false alarm
48:39

Strange goings-on on LinkedIn, Ukraine publishes a list of alleged Russian FSB agents, and police in Pittsburgh investigate an odd report of an active shooter.

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 Lazarus Heist's Geoff White.


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Mar 30, 2022
Virtual kidnapping, two helipads, and a naughty Apple employee
53:51

A Russian bank tells its customers to stop installing security updates, an Apple employee ends up in hot water, and learn our tips to avoid being virtually kidnapped.

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 Anna Brading.

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Mar 24, 2022
Cyberflashing, Kaspersky, and secret spies
58:22

Germany tells consumers to stop using Kaspersky anti-virus products, OSINT reveals a secret government department (with help from an Apple AirTag), and the UK says it's taking a hard line on cyberflashing.

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 Chris Kirsch.


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Mar 17, 2022
The Nigerian supercop and Alexa vs. Alexa
54:11

The most famous policeman in Nigeria is in hot water over his links to Hushpuppi, has your Amazon Echo been talking to itself, and can an AI girlfriend save your marriage?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.


Plus don't miss our featured interview with Jason Meller of Kolide.


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Mar 10, 2022
Hacked car chargers, Telegram sextortionists, and secret bossware
47:57

Why might Russian EV chargers be displaying an anti-Putin message? Why are Telegram groups sharing sharing explicit images of women without their consent? And who is watching you in the workplace?

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Mar 03, 2022
Problèmes de Weefeee, AI artists, and Web 3.0
01:06:28

Ooh la la! Horreur Wi-Fi en France! Some folks have experienced the drawbacks of Web 3.0 as their NFTs are stolen, and should computers own the copyright over the art they produce?

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 Mark Stockley.


And don't miss our featured interview with Sean Herbert of baramundi.


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Feb 24, 2022
Macro progress, eyeball-tracking ads, and encryption backdoors
58:00

How does Microsoft hope to defeat the macro terror? How is the UK Government trying to influence the public's opinion on end-to-end encryption? And what is MoviePass hoping to do with your eyeballs?

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 Thom Langford.


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Feb 17, 2022
North Korea hacked, DEA cosplay, and Horizon Worlds drama
50:42

Who's wearing the pyjamas while they take down North Korea's internet? Is it a case of cop or cosplay in Oregon? And what's to fear about the metaverse?

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Feb 10, 2022
New hire mystery, hacktivist ransomware, and digi-dating
47:41

Who's that new guy working at your company, and why don't you recognise him from the interview? How are hacktivists raising the heat in Belarus? And should you be fully vaxxed for your online date?

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 Maria Varmazis.


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Feb 03, 2022
Techquilibrium and mediocre linguistic escapades
42:48

Wordle - good or bad for the world? Whatever your opinion, at least someone wants to spoil players' fun. Meanwhile, we take a look at the threat mobile phones can pose to your mental health.

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Jan 27, 2022
Tesla remote hijacks and revolting YouTubers
33:05

Carole's still on jury service, but the show must go on! We take a look at how some Tesla owners are at risk of having their expensive cars remotely hijacked, and why YouTubers are up in arms over NFTs.

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Jan 20, 2022
Pokemon-hunting cops and the Spine Collector scammer
44:16

Who has been playing video games rather than hunting down criminals? How is a man alleged to have stolen manuscripts of unpublished books from celebrity authors? Which pot contains an elephant? And why has Graham been listening to podcasts about pest control marketing?

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Jan 13, 2022
Virgin Media just won't take no for an answer, NFT apes, and bad optics
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After a brief discussion of the Log4Shell vulnerability panic, we chat about how Virgin Media has got itself into hot water, a fat-fingered fumble at the Bored Ape Yacht Club, and how to hack around your sleeping girlfriend's facial recognition.

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 by Mark Stockley for our last episode of the year!


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Dec 16, 2021
Revolting receipts, a Twitter fandango, and shopkeeper cyber tips
53:28

"Demonically" possessed devices print out antiwork propaganda, advice on how to secure your store, and is Twitter's new photo privacy policy practical?

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 Dinah Davis.


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Dec 09, 2021
A dead hamster, a brass pen, and The Beatles
37:54

Cryptocurrency traders suffer a hamster-related loss, beware of charity scammers this holiday season, and do you have the patience to sit through Peter Jackson's eight-hour Beatles documentary?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are flying solo this week.


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Dec 02, 2021
Cybercrime unicorns, HVAC hacks, and NFT piracy - with Mikko Hyppönen
48:05

Heating systems are left vulnerable to attack in the high courts, cybercrime unicorns have become a reality (but what are they?), over 15 Terabytes of NFTs are made available for anyone to download ... and Carole reveals her Pick of the Year.

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.


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Nov 25, 2021
Hotel hacks, workplace spies, and the FBI
01:01:15

Booking.com got hacked five years ago, and didn't tell its customers... but now we know who might have been behind it. Bossware rears its ugly head again in the workplace, spying on employees. And did you receive a warning email from the FBI?

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 Brian Klaas of the "Power Corrupts" podcast.


Plus we have a featured interview with Perimeter 81 co-founder and CEO Amit Bareket.


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Nov 18, 2021
PrawnHub, Tesla recall, and IoT luggage
41:59

Fishing fanatics find themselves in deep water, Teslas go haywire after an update, and is there actually some good news about IoT?

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Nov 11, 2021
Yes, you heard that correctly. Two hundred and fifty
01:01:47

A game about Squid Game pulls the rug from under cryptocurrency investors in what appears to be a scam, PayPal hackers use a devious trick to break into 2FA-protected accounts, and have you received a job offer that's too good to be true?

All this and much much more is discussed in this celebratory edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Dr Jessica Barker.


Plus don't miss our featured interview with the CEO and president of Qualys, Sumedh Thakar.


Oh, and huge thanks to Darknet Diaries' Jack Rhysider, F-Secure's Mikko Hyppönen, The Cyberwire's Dave Bittner, and Host Unknown's Andrew Agnês, Thom Langford, and Javvad Malik for their special contributions to this episode.


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Devious licks, Netflix, and sensitive hackers
47:06

Ransomware attackers have got hurt feelings, what does Netflix know about you, and why are schoolkids stealing lavatory seats?

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 1Password's Matt Davey from the "Random but Memorable" podcast.


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Oct 27, 2021
Press F12 to hack
45:32

A journalist is threatened with prosecution after choosing to "View Source" on a public webpage, Amazon Ring owners might be in line for a hefty fine if their neighbours complain, and is the school lunch queue a good place for facial recognition?

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Oct 20, 2021
Rickrolling submarine secrets
49:49

A married couple are accused of selling nuclear sub secrets, Facebook continues to make young lives a misery, and a school hacker lets loose one heck of a prank.

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Oct 13, 2021
Facebook has fallen
01:05:44

Facebook suffers a massive (and very public) failure, Britain announces plans for counter-attacking nation states in cyberspace, and there's a tragic story related to ransomware.

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 Chris Kirsch.


And don't miss our featured interview with Attivo Network's Carolyn Crandall.


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Oct 06, 2021
The Julian Assange assassination plot, and IoT toilets
36:43

While Julian Assange was killing time in the Ecuador's embassy in London, the CIA were trying to dream up ways to kill him, and urine trouble if you put your trust in an IoT lavatory.

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 nobody at all.


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Sep 29, 2021
Facebook Ray-Bans, VPN spies, and AI camouflage
51:23

How much do you trust the people who work at your VPN provider? How are folks fighting facial recognition? And what on earth is Ray-Ban thinking getting into bed with Facebook?

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 Mark Stockley.


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Sep 22, 2021
Breaking news, Apple zero-clicks, and bad blood
48:27

A Walmart press release says it's jumping aboard the cryptocurrency bus - but is it true? Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes goes on trial, and have you updated your Apple gadgets to protect against the latest NSO Group spyware attack?

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 Host Unknown's Thom Langford.


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Sep 15, 2021
ProtonMail privacy questioned, and Banksy blunder
56:51

ProtonMail finds itself in a privacy pickle, the big problem with Facebook's algorithmic amplification, and strange things are happening on Banksy's website.

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Sep 08, 2021
Flipping dating apps, and crypto rewards for criminals
47:41

How to find your match on the Bumble dating app, convicted criminals make money out of cryptocurrency, and there are concerns about data in Afghanistan.

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 Maria Varmazis.


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Sep 01, 2021
3D printer hijacks, crypto fails, and a tech billionaire’s revenge
51:07

A bug unravels 3D printer security, cryptocurrency sites can't stop getting hacked, and hear our special guest spill a cup of tea while inhabiting his wife's knicker drawer.

All this and much much more can be found in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by BBC cybersecurity correspondent Joe Tidy.


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Aug 25, 2021
TikTok vigilantes, sloppy IoT, and Wikipedia woe
51:57

The Great Londini has gathered a two million strong army to out TikTok trolls, there's a bad supply chain vulnerability in many IoT devices, and how did Wikipedia pages end up covered in Nazi swastikas?

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 John Hawes (who has a very controversial Pick of the Week...)


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Aug 18, 2021
Fashion captain, fraud family, and DEF CON. D'oh!
53:31

Pygmy hippopotamus bugs, DEF CON's data slip-up, and phishing fraudsters have their collars felt.

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 Naked Security's Paul Ducklin.


Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/238 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.


We're going to be taking a holiday for a couple of weeks, but will be back with a regular show later in August.


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Jul 28, 2021
NuNa, NuNu, NaNa
01:02:16

Spy software known as Pegasus has been used to carry out surveillance on the smartphones of journalists, activists, and political leaders. Can a "Freedom Phone" be trusted? And a ransomware-hit law firm demonstrates how not to keep its customers informed.

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 Thom Langford.


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Jul 21, 2021
Stingrays, soccer, and smart homes
01:00:36

How did investigators ask a romance scammer out on a date, smart homes continue to play dumb, and is it time for social media sites to do more about racist football fans?

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 BBC technology reporter Zoe Kleinman.


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Jul 14, 2021
REvil returns, TikTok grows, and Gettr defaced
59:10

A ransomware gang has exploited a security hole in software used by many businesses, and are demanding $70 million for a decryption tool. Plus we take a close look at TikTok, and a website which seems to have entirely ripped-off Twitter.

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 author Chris Stokel-Walker.


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Jul 07, 2021
Cozy Bear, dildo scams, and robo hires and fires
56:26

Microsoft warns about a hacking gang that is far from cuddly, algorithms rather than managers are firing people, and our guest receives a surprising email from "Amazon"...

And you will NOT want to miss checking out a very special "Pick of the week"!


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 David Bisson.


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Jun 30, 2021
Peloton problems, romance regret, and Weiner woes
01:22:43

We take a look at why Peloton is being accused of ransomware-like behaviour, how one man lost $250,000 in a romance scam, and how a chap called Weiner has found himself in a political pickle.

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 Host Unknown's Andrew Agnês.


Plus we have a featured interview with KnowBe4 expert Roger Grimes. Don't miss it!


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Zoomolympics and language matters
50:40

Video gaming giant Electronic Arts suffers a hack following slack security, the Japanese Olympics are proving unpopular with everyone apart from cybercriminals, and le coq est mort.

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 Maria Varmazis.


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Jun 16, 2021
Sexy snaps and encrypted chat traps
01:08:46

Criminals are caught in a encrypted chat trap, should you trust Apple's repair team with your sexy snaps, and do you think the FBI should be able to tell who has been reading the USA Today website?

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


And don't miss our featured interview with Dr Simon Wiseman, the CTO of Deep Secure.


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Jun 09, 2021
Flash card f-up and energy pipe pilfering
41:19

The US military has been caught exposing its nuclear weapons secrets, and we explore the world of nerdy miners.

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 "Lola."


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Jun 02, 2021
Dating leaks, right to repair, and a stinky bishop
01:11:15

A big cheese ends up in jail, a Japanese dating site spills the dirt after a hack, and we learn all about the right to repair.

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 Paul Roberts from The Security Ledger.

Plus don't miss our featured interview with Javvad Malik from KnowBe4.


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May 26, 2021
Pipeline pickle, Blockchain bollocks, and Eufy SNAFU - with Rory Cellan-Jones
01:12:23

The Colonial Pipeline attack has shone light on the activities of the Darkside ransomware gang, we take a skeptical look at cryptocurrencies and the blockchain, and Eufy security cameras suffer an embarrassing security failure.

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 BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones.


Plus don't miss our featured interview with Vanessa Pegueros of OneLogin.


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May 19, 2021
Phishing foul-up, Twitter tip jars, and Facebook's Apple fury
49:09

Facebook says it's sticking up for the little guys as it picks a fight with Apple, there are testing times on the trains, and Twitter takes a tip.

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 Ray [REDACTED].


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May 12, 2021
Cryptocrazies and NFTs
50:57

How did the SCAM cryptocurrency become a success? Why is Google allowing government rip-off ads to still appear on search results? And why on earth is everyone suddenly spending millions of dollars on NFTs?

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 David McClelland.


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May 05, 2021
Master of your domain, gripe sites, and John Deere Farmergeddon
56:37

Google loses its domain in Argentina, how do gripe sites make their dough, and has John Deere solved the cybersecurity problem?

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 Mark Stockley.


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Apr 28, 2021
The Lazarus Heist, Facebook faux pas, and no-cost security
01:05:58

Facebook has managed to do the seemingly impossible - and had a data breach about its handling of a data breach. Meanwhile, we chat to the host of the brand new podcast about North Korea's hackers targeting the rest of the world, and discuss if an intern can be trusted to monitor your security.

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 Geoff White of "The Lazarus Heist" podcast.


Plus! Don't miss our featured interview with Duo's Helen Patton.


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Apr 21, 2021
Booze, nudes, and insurance dudes
51:35

Should insurance companies be banned from helping companies pay ransomware demands? How has malware messed with motorcars in the United States? And how are cybercriminals exploiting alcohol drinking during the pandemic?

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 Maria Varmazis.


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Apr 14, 2021
Facebook, deepfakes, and April Fools scandals - with Nina Schick
55:16

Deepfake expert Nina Schick joins us as we discuss synthetic media, Facebook's latest data fiasco, and some less-than-brilliant April Fool's tricks.

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast, hosted by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.


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Apr 07, 2021
God bless his hairy palms
49:19

FatFace stumps up $2 million to its ransomware extortionists, an IT administrator is caught with his pants down, Mobikwik blames its users for a data breach, and we burgle a house... virtually.

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 Host Unknown's Thom Langford.


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Mar 31, 2021
Ransoms, scandals, and glitter bombs
47:39

PC manufacturer Acer might have received a $50 million ransom demand, a warning spreads on Facebook about a trick being used by hackers, and why are the City of London's police not happy about Sci Hub?

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 Alex Eckelberry.


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Mar 25, 2021
Cheerleaders, dating apps, and crisis PR
55:55

How are cheerleaders being creeped out by deepfakes? What might Tinder tell potential dates about your murky past? And how should companies respond to the press when a security breach occurs?

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 Yvonne Eskenzi.


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Mar 18, 2021
Microsoft, McAfee, and mayhem
49:53

Is it the end of the road for John McAfee? Is PornHub more legitimate than Facebook? And do you know as much as you think you do about the Microsoft Exchange Server mega-hack?

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Mar 11, 2021
Would you cuddle this revolting robot? - with Robert Llewellyn
54:23

Actor, presenter and writer Robert Llewellyn, famous for playing the part of Kryten in the science-fiction comedy "Red Dwarf," joins us as we discuss robots gone rogue, electric vehicle nightmares, and creepy companions.

All this and much much more can be found in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Robert Llewellyn - famous for "Fully Charged," "Scrapheap Challenge," and as Kryten on "Red Dwarf."


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Mar 04, 2021
Playboy, prison, and digital ploys - with Garry Kasparov
55:17

World-chess-champion-turned-activist Garry Kasparov returns to the show as we discuss a romance scammer with plenty of time on his hands, the surge in sextortion, and how social media is being swamped with claims of fake snow.

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 Garry Kasparov.


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Feb 25, 2021
Sexy cows banned on Facebook
47:44

The FBI is hoping that its hunt for Capitol rioters will go viral, a cryptocurrency con lets its perpetrator live the high life... for a while, and just what does Facebook have against cows and a team of cricketers?

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 BBC technology correspondent Zoe Kleinman.


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Feb 18, 2021
Lockdown love scams, SolarWinds, and a data deletion bungle
48:06

Fingerprints and DNA records have been deleted from the UK's police database, the SolarWinds hack continues to wreak havoc and raise questions, and we have some advice for how to fall in love safely under lockdown...

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 Professor Alan Woodward.


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Feb 11, 2021
No security smarts at Mensa, long-term identity theft, and GameStop's share frenzy
01:01:05

Mensa - the social club for people with high IQs - is accused of not being so smart about security, an Indian TV journalist gets an unbelievable job offer from Harvard, and we take a look at what's being going on with GameStop short selling.

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 Mark Stockley.


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Feb 04, 2021
Dutch leaks, Peeping Toms, and researchers under fire
44:12

Google warns security researchers that North Korean hackers are pretending to be their buddies, sensitive information connected to Coronavirus testing is available for sale in the Netherlands, and is a Peeping Tom at your home security provider spying on you through CCTV?

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 Maria Varmazis.


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Jan 28, 2021
Fleeking, COVID-19 hacking, and Bitcoin balls-ups
47:24

Your privacy may be at risk if you're on Fleek, hackers not only steal COVID-19 vaccine data but then tamper with it to spread mistrust, and the Bitcoin bungles keep on coming...

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 Ron Eddings from the Hacker Valley Studio podcast.


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Jan 21, 2021
DC rioters ID'd, Energydots, and ransomware gets you in a pickle
01:02:59

Penile penal problems, identifying rioters in Washington DC, and can a sticker protect you from radiation?

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Jan 14, 2021
Vengeful ex-staff, bad Santas, and iOS app nutrition facts
01:00:05

Watch out for Santas wearing hoodies! A rogue employee takes down WebEx for thousands of people, and Apple forces apps to show a privacy health warning.

All this and much much more is discussed in the final episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast for 2020, with computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis.


And don't miss our special featured interview with Kroll's Mari DeGrazia.


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Dec 17, 2020
Hidden treasure, COVID tracker trauma, and happy holidays with IoT
01:11:13

Was hidden treasure found with help from a hack? What security lessons can be learnt from a controversial police raid in Florida? And are you ready for safer online get-togethers this Christmas?

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 Anna Brading.


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Dec 10, 2020
Cyber biowarfare, giant ladybugs, and strippers
01:12:42

Fears are raised about cyber bioterrorists, there's a widespread blackout for IoT devices caused by a cloud cock-up, and what role do strippers play in a revamp of the United States's computer crime laws?

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 Mark Stockley.


And don't miss our featured interview with Steve Salinas of Deep Instinct, discussing ransomware.


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Dec 03, 2020
Robo dogs, deepfakes and dirty deceptions - with Tim Harford
01:08:00

Author and broadcaster Tim Harford joins us as we discuss the merits of robotic canine security guards, deepfakes, and the curious tale of an art forgery.

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.

And don't miss our special featured interview with James Moore from CultureAI.


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Nov 26, 2020
Zoom password pinching and Parler problems
48:08

Watch out for a whole different type of shoulder-surfing, researchers uncover the CostaRicto hackers-for-hire gang, and we take a peek at who is behind Parler.

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 Chris Cochran from the Hacker Valley Studio podcast.


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Nov 19, 2020
Green buttons, Olympic attacks, and... an apology
01:12:58

Darknet Diaries host Jack Rhysider joins us to discuss a cybersecurity goof in the wake of the US presidential elections, the US finally fingering the hackers responsible for disrupting the Winter Olympics in South Korea, and to take a long hard look at long hard legal mumbojumbo...

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 Jack Rhysider from Darknet Diaries.


Plus don't miss our featured interview with Mimecast's Danielle Papadakis.


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Nov 12, 2020
Testing times, naming names, and the bald truth about AI
01:10:48

Students are being spied on as they do online exams, how did a televised football match reveal the truth about artificial intelligence, and what on earth is the Canny Lumpsucker vulnerability?

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 Thom Langford from The Host Unknown podcast.


Plus don't miss the second part of our featured interview with LastPass's Dalia Hamzeh.


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Nov 05, 2020
The Wu-Tang Clan are Among Us
01:12:05

Voting machines are under the microscope, scammers are posing as rap stars, and American politician AOC isn't the only one who's been getting into the Among Us game.

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 James Thomson.


Plus don't miss the first part of our featured interview with LastPass's Dalia Hamzeh.


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Oct 29, 2020
Robin Hood, Flippy, and the web ad bubble
01:12:44

The Darkside ransomware gang thinks it's a modern-day Robin Hood when it donates extorted Bitcoins to charity, the micro-targeted ad industry could pop like a bubble, and would you trust a burger-flipping robot?

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 Tim Hwang.


Plus don't miss our featured interview with Recorded Future's Levi Gundert.


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Oct 21, 2020
Two flipping hundred
01:11:54

We're in celebratory mood as we celebrate our 200th episode, but there's still time to discuss Fatima the ballerina who the UK government wants to become a cybersecurity expert, why women are quitting the tech industry, and a smartwatch which might be putting your kids at risk.

Plus don't miss our featured interview with Mimecast's Michael Madon.


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 Maria Varmazis.


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Oct 14, 2020
A few tech cock-ups, and one cock lock-up
55:11

An internet-connected adult toy could leave its users encaged, the official NHS COVID-19 contact-tracing app alarms users, and would you be happy if a robot interviewed you for a job?

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 BBC technology correspondent Zoe Kleinman.


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Chucky the coffee maker
01:07:55

Coffee machines catching ransomware, Blacklight shines a torch on website tracking, and a woman is freaked out that a complete stranger can turn off her home's security system.

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


And don't miss our featured interview with Greg Jensen from Oracle, who talks all about five free reports he has put together for listeners about cloud security.


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Sep 30, 2020
Greedy bosses, game cheats, and virtual beheadings
52:48

Why are Zoom and Twitter making some people disappear? How are Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cheats getting their just desserts? And the founder of a anti cyber-fraud firm is charged with fraud.

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 Mark Stockley.


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Sep 23, 2020
Smart guns, smart cars, and smart street lights - oh my!
54:28

Kalashnikov unveils its "smart" shotgun, San Diego struggles with its street lights, and a researcher reveals how he found a way to hack every Tesla on the planet.

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 David McClelland.


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Sep 16, 2020
Selene Delgado Lopez is not your friend - with Jon Bentley
50:08

The Gadget Show's Jon Bentley joins us to discuss the mystery of a Facebook friend you never requested, software updates for the Mercedes S-Class, and risks in the online classroom.

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 Jon Bentley.

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Carry on droning
48:19

A Bitcoin bungle causes one user to lose millions, hackers attempt to bribe a Tesla employee into infecting the company's network, and are we ready for a sky full of drones?

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 Jessica Barker.


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Sep 02, 2020
Hacking the CIA, Bridgefy, and college lockdowns
58:57

Whatever happened to Crackas with Attitude, perfidious Albion College's approach to locking down Coronavirus, and the Bridgefy mesh messaging app falls down when it comes to security.

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 Anna Brading.


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Aug 26, 2020
Ritz and robocalls - with Rory Cellan-Jones
49:28

A scam involving restaurant bookings at The Ritz is suitably sophisticated, the second wave of UK coronavirus testing apps, and we take a look at one of the biggest studies ever into the scourge of robocalls.

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 BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones.


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Aug 19, 2020
We are on the bird
54:15

Can a video game help your company's staff choose stronger passwords? Why might satellite-based internet communications be bad for security? And what are the alternatives to TikTok?

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Aug 12, 2020
Twitter hack arrests, email bad behaviour, and Fawkes vs facial recognition
48:40

Special guest Geoff White can't resist using the podcast to promote his new book, "Crime Dot Com", but other than that we also discuss the creepy (and apparently legal) way websites can find out your email and postal address even if you don't give it to them, take a look at how the alleged Twitter hackers were identified, and learn about Fawkes - the technology fighting back at facial recognition.

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 "Crime Dot Com" author Geoff White.


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Aug 05, 2020
DNA cock-up, Garmin hack, and virtual kidnappings
49:03

Why are students faking their own kidnappings? What's the story behind Garmin's ransomware attack? And a genetic genealogy website suffers a hack or two.

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 Ray [REDACTED].


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Jul 29, 2020
Dinner with Elon Musk and Kris Jenner
01:02:34

Who stopped Twitter's hackers from stealing more money? Why are Covid-19 researchers being told to ramp up their cybersecurity? How can you find out if your smartphone is infected with stalkerware? And who does Graham think he is turning down a celebrity dinner invite?

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 Lisa Forte.


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Jul 22, 2020
Huawei ban, MGM hack, and a contact-tracing cock-up
01:03:18

Login chaos for England's contact tracing service, our drill-down on the Britain's Huawei 5G ban, MGM's blockbuster breach, and how to pronounce "Gigabyte."

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 Maria Varmazis.


Plus we have a bonus featured interview with Scott Petry, the co-founder of Authentic8, all about how you can browse the internet safely, securely, and anonymously when conducting research, collecting sensitive evidence, and analyzing data.


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Jul 15, 2020
This one's for all the Karens!
49:38

A high-rolling Hushpuppi gets extradited to the United States, Carole details her problems with clipboards and Disposophobia, and our guest becomes the subject of fake news during the Senegalese election.

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 investigative journalist Michelle Madsen (or is it Michelle Damsen? Hmm...).


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Jul 08, 2020
Bieber fever, Roblox, and ransomware
47:11

Who's been dressing Robox players up in red baseball caps? Which ransomware victim's negotations got spied on by the media? And should Jason Bieber think twice before touching his hat? Oh, and we need to talk about squirrels...

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 John Hawes.

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Jul 01, 2020
Vanity Bitcoin wallets, BlueLeaks, and a Coronavirus app conspiracy
51:12

A conspiracy spreads on social media about Coronavirus tracing apps, US police find decades' worth of sensitive data leaked online, and is there a Bitcoin bonanza to be had from watching Elon Musk YouTube videos?

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 BBC technology reporter Zoe Kleinman.


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Jun 24, 2020
MAMILs, gameshows, and a surprise from eBay
46:19

A TV gameshow with cash prizes if you're obeying Coronavirus lockdown rules, ex-Ebay staff charged in crazy cyberstalking case, and when the wrong cyclist was accused by the internet bearing pitchforks.

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 Maria Varmazis.


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Jun 17, 2020
Space Force, credit card fraud, and beep-ti-beep
01:01:55

Graham finds himself in hot water with a security firm after a data breach, Carole discusses credit card fraud, and we have a pleasant surprise for Thom Langford, who appears to have mostly agreed to be a guest to promote his own podcast.

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 Host Unknown's Thom Langford.


And don't miss our featured interview with Robbie O'Brien of MetaCompliance, all about the new book he's written - Cyber Security Awareness for Dummies.


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Anti-cybercrime ads, tricky tracing, and a 5G Bioshield
52:22

Police are hoping to stop kids becoming cybercriminals by bombarding them with Google Ads, phishers rub their hands in glee at the NHS track and trace service, and just how does a nano-layer of quantum holographic catalyzer technology make a USB stick cost hundreds of pounds?

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 Mark Stockley.


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Jun 03, 2020
Taking care of Clare
46:18

On this special splinter episode of the podcast, we're joined by actor and comedian Clare Blackwood in the hope of convincing her that cybersecurity is no laughing matter.

Hear what happens in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Carole's cousin (!) Clare Blackwood.


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May 27, 2020
Deepfake Jay-Z, and beer apps spilling your data
01:02:11

Apps that belch out sensitive military information, what could the world learn from South Korea's digital response to the Coronavirus pandemic, and who has been deepfaking Bill Clinton, Jay-Z, and Donald Trump... and why?

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 Brian Klaas of the "Power Corrupts" podcast.


Plus we have a bonus feature interview with Rachael Stockton from Logmein, the folks behind LastPass, all about their report into the psychology of passwords.


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May 20, 2020
Office pranks, meat dresses, and robocop dogs
50:42

Graham shares stories of email storms, Carole describes the steps being taken by firms as they try to coax employees back to the office, and guest Lisa Forte details a hack that has impacted Lady Gaga and other celebrities.

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 Lisa Forte.


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May 13, 2020
Elon Musk, Roblox, and Love Bug author found
01:00:31

What can X Æ A-12 Musk teach us about passwords? How did our guest finally hunt down the man behind one of history's biggest virus outbreaks in Manila? And what on earth is a hacker doing breaching Roblox security?

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 Geoff White.


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May 06, 2020
Hacking hacks and university attacks
45:09

Journalists spying on their rivals, the NHS rejects Apple and Google's approach to Coronavirus-tracing, and universities are hit by an old-fashioned sexy lady attack.

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 Rik Ferguson.


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Apr 29, 2020
Zoom deepfakes, Zardoz, and 'Rona tracing
49:45

Will deepfake disguises hit a video conference near you, can Coronavirus-tracing apps be trusted, and should Facebook shut down anti-quarantine events?

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 Maria Varmazis.

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Apr 22, 2020
Animal Crossing with Garry Kasparov
46:26

World-chess-champion-turned-activist Garry Kasparov joins us as we discuss celebrity lookalikes, smartphone fleeceware, the impact Coronavirus is having on security, and how a popular new video game is being used for political ends.

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 Garry Kasparov.


Yes, the Garry Kasparov. Graham was pretty excited too.


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Apr 15, 2020
5G fiascos, Zoom gloom, and butt biometrics
01:03:17

We take a look at the stinky backside of surveillance, gas about the latest video-conferencing threats, and jump into the murky world of 5G conspiracy theories.

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 broadcaster David McClelland and featuring an interview with LastPass's Barry McMahon.


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Apr 08, 2020
UncleF***Face - with Mikko Hyppönen
51:08

Carole details how companies are spying on their stay-at-home workers, Mikko Hyppönen discusses the trustworthiness of video chat apps, and Graham gets embarrassed when he admits he's bought a Facebook Portal for his in-laws.

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning "Smashing Security" podcast with Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.


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Apr 01, 2020
WhatsApp hoaxes, Zoombombs, and 8-bit love
45:30

Blackmailers are threatening to infect your family with Coronavirus, trolls are making Zoom an unsafe place for those of a sensitive disposition, and what is the mysterious Dr Negrin audio message spreading on WhatsApp?

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 Geoff White.


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Mar 26, 2020
PornHub, Coronavirus apps, and remote working
47:21

It's a self-isolated Coronavirus special as we discuss with our quarantined special guest how COVID-19 is making itself felt in the world of cybersecurity, and we offer tips on how to better protect yourself if you're unexpectedly working from home.

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 Malicious Life's Ran Levi from his attic.


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Mar 19, 2020
Burglaries, breaches, and bidets
51:06

How one guy's exercise routine made him a burglary suspect, how multi-factor authentication can cause headaches as well as stop hacks, and how Virgin Media got itself in a pickle over its sloppy data security.

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 Maria Varmazis.


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Mar 12, 2020
The Bitcoin fraud factory
52:10

Fraudsters steal millions from those hoping to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon, Twitter verifies a fake US politician, and it's another face palm for facial recognition.

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Mar 05, 2020
Coronavirus scams and an exaggerated lion
56:21

Scammers from Africa are preying on US businesses, a drug dealer makes a mistake when hiding his Bitcoin fortune, and the Coronavirus pandemic is causing scams to soar and raising questions about facial recognition.

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 Naked Security's Anna Brading.


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Feb 27, 2020
What the Dickens! Ad ban thank you scam
42:02

How to stop dick pics on Twitter, and a new way bad guys are extorting money from websites earning cash from Google ads.

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Feb 20, 2020
Cheapfakes, deepfakes, and Ashley Madison
48:30

Wi-Fi hopping malware, the return of Ashley Madison extortion scams, and should social media be doing anything about cheapfakes?

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 Jessica Barker.


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Feb 13, 2020
A bitter pill to swallow
34:15

A gallery is tricked into giving millions to a fraudster, software tells doctors to push opioids onto patients, and an artist finds a novel way to trick Google Maps into thinking there's a traffic jam.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who ended up recording without a guest this week.


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Feb 06, 2020
Russian heists and Ring wrongs
58:07

Should possessing malware be illegal in itself? How did a Russian cryptocurrency exchange millionaire lose his fortune? And what on earth are Amazon Ring doorbell cams up to now?

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 Lisa Forte.


And don't miss our special featured interview with Adrian Sanabria, all about Thinkst Canary.


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Jan 30, 2020
Robocalls, health hacks, and facial recognition fears
52:17

A hospital gets hacked because of an ex-employee's grudge, robocalls are on the rise, and we share a scary story about the future of facial recognition.

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 Michael Hucks.


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Jan 23, 2020
Love, lucky dips, and 23andMe
42:21

The man who hacked the UK National Lottery didn't end up a winner, Japanese Love hotel booking tool suffers a data breach, and just what is 23andMe planning to do with your DNA?

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 Thom Langford.


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Jan 16, 2020
SNAFUs! MS Word, Amazon Ring, and TikTok
53:06

We discuss how Microsoft Word helped trap a multi-million dollar fraudster, how Amazon Ring may be recording more than you're comfortable with, and how teens are flocking to TikTok (and why that might be a problem).

All this and much much more is covered in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis.


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Jan 09, 2020
Rap, robbery, and IoT holiday hell
55:04

A rapping bank worker is accused of stealing from the vault, the devices that can hide your car's true mileage, and why it may be a case of "No No No" rather than "Ho Ho Ho" when it comes to IoT toys this Christmas.

And as Carole sups the mulled wine, Graham has problems with his internet connection...


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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Dec 19, 2019
The man behind The Missing Cryptoqueen
01:12:20

We're joined by special guest Jamie Bartlett, of the chart-topping "The Missing Cryptoqueen" podcast, in this bumper episode where we discuss his investigation into the OneCoin cryptocurrency scam, the Russian cybercriminals behind Evil Corp, and the mysterious leaks about the NHS that have turned oh-so-political...

All this and much much more can be found in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast, hosted by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.


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Dec 12, 2019
A biometric knuckle duster
01:05:41

What is Kaspersky's ugly ring for? Is there something suspicious about how NordVPN lets you stream Disney+? And why did a hacker impersonate a music producer?

Plus we have a bonus feature interview with Rachael Stockton from Logmein, the folks behind LastPass, all about behavioral biometrics!


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 Maria Varmazis.


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Dec 05, 2019
Better safe than Sony
22:32

In this clip from a special bonus episode produced for our Patreon supporters, Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault discuss the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures - reportedly carried out by North Korea for the very oddest of reasons...

Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/156 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links, and become one of our "bonus content" Patreon supporters to hear the full episode in all its glory, get early access to future episodes, occasional bonus content, and even receive stickers!

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Nov 27, 2019
Juice jacking, YouTube hacking, password slacking
50:39

A bank has some of the worst password advice ever, travellers are told to be wary when USB charging their smartphones and laptops, and a gamer has his YouTube account hacked.

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 Geoff White.


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Nov 21, 2019
A buttock of biometrics
50:03

The UK's Labour Party kicks off its election campaign with claims that it has suffered a sophisticated cyber-attack, Apple's credit card is accused of being sexist, and what is Google up to with Project Nightingale?

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 John Hawes.


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Nov 14, 2019
Cybercrime doesn’t pay (but Uber does)
49:50

The cybercrime lovebirds who hijacked Washington DC's CCTV cameras in the run-up to Donald Trump's inauguration, the truffle-snuffling bankers at the centre of an insider-trading scandal, and the hackers that Uber paid hush money to hide a security breach.

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 Lisa Forte.


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Nov 07, 2019
Cats, hoodies, and rent
54:22

What's the problem with IoT-enabled pet feeders? Can hacking ever be illustrated without a hoodie? And just how are landlords using smart home technology to snoop upon their residents?

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.


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Oct 31, 2019
Frankly, sometimes paying the ransom is a good idea
55:49

Remember how the City of Baltimore was badly hit by ransomware earlier this year? Turns out that wasn't the end of their problems. Also, Carole takes a look at how smart speakers can be hacked to trick you into giving criminals your passwords or even credit card details. And we discuss the findings of the LastPass global password security report.

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, with a featured interview with Rachael Stockton from Logmein.


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Oct 23, 2019
Liverpool WAGs, Facebook politics, and a selfie stalker
51:23

Footballers' wives go to war over Instagram leaks, it turns out fake news is fine on Facebook (just so long as it's in a political ad), and things take a horrific turn in Japan, as a stalker uses a scary technique to find out where his pop idol lives.

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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.


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Oct 16, 2019

Falling in love with fraudsters
46:25

We take a trip to Staten Island, New York, to hear how a case of cyberstalking resulted in the arrest of 20 alleged mobsters, learn about the nude photo-loving insider threat at Yahoo, and discover how fraudsters might be boosting Match.com's profits.

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 Ran Levi of the "Malicious Life" podcast.


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Oct 09, 2019
Billboard boobs, face forensics, and Alexa gets way too personal
50:24

Drivers are distracted by a hacked billboard, we take a deeper look at how the deepfake problem has... uh... deepened, and Carole is less than happy about Amazon's announcement about new Alexa integrations.

All this, an annoying goose, 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 Maria Varmazis.


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Oct 02, 2019
Don't Snapchat and drive
50:00

How is private medical data leaking onto the streets of Milton Keynes, what is widening the cybersecurity skills gap, and how is Australia controversially tackling the problem of drivers using their mobile phones?

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 Joe Carrigan of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University.


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Sep 25, 2019
Password secrets and baking brownies
38:57

In the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast, hosted by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, Carole has suffered an injury, we journey back in time to one of our earliest episodes to discuss the perils of passwords, and Rachael Stockton from LastPass drops by for a chat.

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Sep 18, 2019
Apple and Google willy wave while home assistants spy - DoH!
44:22

Apple is furious with Google over iPhone hacking attacks against Uyghur Muslims in China, DNS-over-HTTPS is good for privacy but makes ISPs angry, and concern over digital assistants listening to our private moments continues to rise.

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 web security journalist John Leyden.


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Sep 11, 2019
Google helps the FBI, Twitter Jack’s hijack, and car data woes
51:34

Should Google really be helping the FBI with a bank robbery? What's the story behind the Twitter CEO claiming there's a bomb in their offices? And how much does your car really know about you?

And we mourn the loss of Doctor Who legend Terrance Dicks...


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 Geoff White.


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Sep 04, 2019
Hacking from outer space, Ukrainian cryptomining, and deepfaked Canadians
43:35

Was a cybercrime committed on the International Space Station? What on earth were Ukrainian scientists thinking when they plugged a nuclear power station into the internet? And someone has cloned Canadian clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson's voice...

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 Mark Stockley.


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Aug 28, 2019
Mercedes secret sensors, smart cities, and ransomware runs riot