Graham Cluley

  https://www.grahamcluley.com Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

 

Graham Cluley



6027 Stories by Graham Cluley

Smashing Security podcast #181: Anti-cybercrime ads, tricky tracing, and a 5G Bioshield

Police are hoping to stop kids becoming cybercriminals by bombarding them with Google Ads, phishers rub their hands in glee at the NHS track...

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Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange targeted by hackers, customer emails exposed

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced that earlier this week hackers managed to access some emails sent to the firm by its customers, after...

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What the NHS Test and Trace scheme could learn from banks about stopping scams

I’m concerned that fraudsters will disguise themselves as the NHS Test and Trace Service, and trick people into giving over sensitive personal information –...

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Apparently Coronavirus-tracing scammers won’t sound professional… (Yeah, right!)

Some members of the UK public will soon start receiving text messages and emails claiming to come from the NHS Test and Trace Service,...

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Password security is critical in a remote work environment – see where businesses are putting themselves at risk

LastPass finds that many businesses are making significant strides in some areas of password and access security – but there is still a lot...

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Pablo Escobar’s brother says FaceTime flaw revealed his address, sues Apple for a publicity stunt (and $2.6 billion)

As YouTubers warn the public not to buy smartphones from Escobar Inc, the notorious drug lord’s brother orchestrates a publicity stunt.

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OPSEC fail! “Super-hacker” accidentally outs himself through careless clues left on social media

Hacker VandaTheGod didn’t realise he was leaving clues scattered across Facebook and Twitter that helped security researchers uncover his true identity.

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Microsoft warns of PonyFinal ransomware attacks

Malware experts at Microsoft have warned businesses to be on their guard against hackers plotting to plant the PonyFinal ransomware on compromised IT systems.

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NetWalker ransomware – what you need to know

The NetWalker gang are infecting corporations’ computer systems, encrypting and stealing data, and holding it to ransom.

And they’re looking for criminals to join their...

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Smashing Security podcast #180: Taking care of Clare

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...

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26 million LiveJournal users warned that their passwords have been breached

On underground criminal marketplaces the email addresses and plaintext passwords of over 26 million LiveJournal blogging accounts are being traded, despite LiveJournal’s owners refusing...

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How EasyJet customers could make money out of the airline being hacked

If you were one of the many EasyJet customers who received an email from the airline disclosing that your personal information may have been...

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The Civil Service’s rogue tweet about “Truth Twisters”

You can have a strong, unique password, you can have multi-factor authentication in place, but good luck preventing a member of your social media...

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Prioritize alerts and jump-start your investigations with Recorded Future’s free browser extension

Drowning in alerts from many different sources and systems? Spending too much valuable time researching potential threats and vulnerabilities?

You need Recorded Future Express, a...

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As hackers sell 8 million user records, Home Chef confirms data breach

Meal kit and food delivery company Home Chef has confirmed that hackers breached its systems, making off with the personal information of customers.

But only...

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EasyJet’s breach notification email to customers – a closer look

Let’s take a closer look at the email EasyJet is sending to customers affected by its recent security breach.

Including a brief exploration of how...

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