Graham Cluley 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.


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Teenage girls tempt Israeli soldiers to install spyware for Hamas

It’s not the first time Israeli soldiers have been targeted with Hamas honeytraps to infect their smartphones with spyware.

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Twitter accounts of The Olympics and FC Barcelona hijacked by OurMine hacking group

The International Olympic Committee and FC Barcelona are the latest victims of a spree of Twitter account hijacks orchestrated by the notorious OurMine gang.


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Home anti-virus products put to the test by AV-Comparatives – which received the highest score?

If you want to find out how different consumer anti-virus products performed in the tests, and whether yours won the prestigious Product of the...

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Puerto Rico government falls for $2.6 million email scam

As if Puerto Rico wasn’t having a hard enough time as it attempts to recover from recession, the damage caused by devastating hurricanes in...

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Secure email service Tutanota complains it is being blocked by AT&T in parts of the United States

Some US users of the Tutanota have been unable to access the secure email service while out and about on their smartphones since the...

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Smashing Security #165: Cheapfakes, deepfakes, and Ashley Madison

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

All this and much more is...

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2FA is being pushed out to all Google Nest users to better protect their accounts

If a Google Nest account is compromised by a malicious hacker that’s not bad news for the legitimate owner of the account, it’s also...

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Patch now! Microsoft releases fixes for 99 security flaws, some being actively exploited by hackers

It’s one of the largest Patch Tuesday updates ever issued by Microsoft, and includes fixes for 12 security vulnerabilities that have been given the...

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China denies it was behind the Equifax hack, as four men charged for data breach

China has denied that it was behind the hack of Equifax in 2017, which saw the personal data of hundreds of millions of individuals...

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Prison inmates’ sensitive data left exposed on leaky cloud bucket

A completely-avoidable data leak has exposed prescription records, mugshots, and other sensitive information related to an unknown number of prison inmates.

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Graham Cluley on Tripwire’s Talking Cybersecurity Podcast

A couple of weeks ago the guys from Tripwire were kind enough to invite me onto their new podcast, “Talking Cybersecurity”, and now the...

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Dashlane password manager’s Chrome extension has disappeared

The Dashlane Password Manager browser extension was suddenly removed from the Chrome web store this weekend.

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Coronavirus phishing attack disguises as a message from the Center for Disease Control

Once again we’re reminded that cold-hearted scammers and fraudsters don’t have any qualms about exploiting human misery, and are prepared to do anything if...

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Facebook’s Twitter account is hijacked by notorious OurMine hacking group

Facebook’s official Twitter account started posting message from the OurMine hacking gang just before midnight UK time on Friday.

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Dutch university paid $220,000 ransom to hackers after Christmas attack

Maastricht University has admitted paying a 30 bitcoin ransom to hackers who compromised its network in the immediate run-up to Christmas 2019, and infected...

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