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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400GB of hacked files from US border surveillance contractor are available for anyone to download

Stolen CBP data has been distributed via torrent sites, and is now available for anyone to download.

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Two brothers arrested for Bitfinex hack and multi-year cryptocurrency phishing campaign

Computer crime authorities in Israel have arrested two brothers in connection with a phishing campaign that spread over multiple years and the 2016 hack...

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WeTransfer security failure results in file transfer emails being sent to the wrong people

WeTransfer, the popular online service for sharing large files easily without having to worry about gobbling up email inbox quotas, has suffered what the...

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Office 365 proves popular with phishers

With 180 million active users it’s no wonder that Microsoft Office 365 has caught the attention of online criminals.

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Millions of Dell PCs vulnerable to attack, due to a flaw in bundled system-health software

Millions of Dell PCs and laptops running Windows are vulnerable to attack via a high severity security hole, that could be exploited by malicious...

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Smashing Security #133: Cookie cock-ups, Hong Kong protests, and smart TV virus scans

We head to Hong Kong to look at how technology has helped anti-government protesters (and how China has tried to disrupt it), Samsung is...

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645,000 people warned their personal health data at risk after phishing attack

The Oregon Department of Human Services has started notifying more than 600,000 people that their personal details have been put at risk after staff...

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NHS service accidentally reveals identities of HIV patients in email blunder

An NHS health board has found itself in the awkward position of apologising to 37 HIV patients, after accidentally disclosing their identities.

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Bella Thorne releases her own topless photos after hacker threats

Actress refuses to play into hacker’s hands, and publishes topless images of herself.

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DDoS attack that knocked Telegram secure messaging service offline linked to Hong Kong protests

An attack which targeted users of the Telegram app on Wednesday might be linked to protests in Hong Kong that turned violent.

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Smashing Security #132: CBP cyber attack, an iPhone privacy boost, and Twitter list abuse

United States Customs and Border Protection had sensitive data stolen, but the hackers didn’t have to breach its network. Apple has ambitious plans to...

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La Liga fined €250,000 after Android app spied on football fans

The Spanish football league La Liga has been hit with a fine after its official Android app was found sneakily listening to people’s surroundings...

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Donald Trump accidentally reveals “secret” plan by waving document around

The President of the United States took to the sunshine-filled garden of the White House to wave around what he claimed was a secret...

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Radiohead refuses to pay $150,000 ransom for ‘hacked’ recordings, releases them instead

How do you stop a hacker from making a fortune out of the files they have stolen from you? Files that thousands of...

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Email blackmailer threatens to have your website blocked forever

Scammers have contacted websites demanding a ransom message be paid or else they will ensure the site will be blacklisted for aggressive spamming activities.


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