Author Archive | Graham Cluley

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Many thanks to the great folks at Recorded Future, who have sponsored my writing for the last week.

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Smashing Security #103: An Instagram nightmare, crazy iPhone deaths, and election hack claims PODCAST

Smashing Security #103: An Instagram nightmare, crazy iPhone deaths, and election hack claims

One travel blogger finds you don’t have to be Kylie Jenner to be targeted by an Instagram hacker. When 40 iPhones at a hospital mysteriously die, what could be the explanation? And, surprise surprise, political parties in the USA are throwing around hacking accusations.

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Naked Security’s Mark Stockley.

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Recommendations To Enable PSD2-Compliant Transaction Monitoring White Paper. Get your copy for Free! SPONSOR

Recommendations To Enable PSD2-Compliant Transaction Monitoring’ white paper. Get your copy for free!

Many thanks to the great folks at OneSpan, who have sponsored my writing for the last week.

More than 10,000 customers in 100 countries rely on OneSpan to secure access, manage identities, verify transactions, simplify document signing and protect high value assets and systems.

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Smashing Security #102: Ethical dilemmas, Girl Scouts, and porn-loving US officials PODCAST

Smashing Security #102: Ethical dilemmas, Girl Scouts, and porn-loving US officials

Who deserves to die in a driverless car crash? Who has been sniffing around the Girl Scouts’ email account? And just how long would it take for a geologist to visit 9,000 adult web pages?

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by journalist and “Friends” fan Dan Raywood.

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