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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Smashing Security #156: Better safe than Sony

In this 20 minute clip from a special bonus episode produced for our Patreon supporters, Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault discuss the 2014 hack...

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Facebook and Twitter warn some users’ private data was accessed via third-party app SDK

Facebook and Twitter have announced that personal data related to hundreds of users may have been improperly accessed after users logged into third-party Android...

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Smash-and-grab car thieves use Bluetooth to target cars containing tech gadgets

For a long time it has been regarded as one of the security industry’s urban myths, but now law enforcement agencies have confirmed that...

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Hackers attack OnePlus again – this time stealing customer details

Hackers have once again successfully compromised the website of Chinese phone manufacturer OnePlus, opening up opportunities for online criminals to target the company’s customers.


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VIDEO: “Not All Cybercriminals Are Evil Geniuses”

Check out the talk I gave in Dublin about whether we should really consider cybercriminals to all be evil geniuses…

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Twitter finally upgrades its 2FA security feature. Mobile number no longer required!

Hundreds of millions of Twitter users now have an improved way to better safeguard their accounts from being compromised.

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Smashing Security #155: Juice jacking, YouTube hacking, password slacking

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

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Millions of Android phones may be vulnerable to camera spying vulnerability

Security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability in Android smartphones that could allow an attacker to secretly take photos and record videos without any permissions...

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Twitter warns verified users against attempts to mislead public after Conservative factcheckUK stunt

The Conservative Party press office posed as an independent fact-checking service on Twitter, abusing its verified status in an attempt to fool British voters.


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Bad boy of Brexit Arron Banks hacked, private Twitter messages leaked

British businessman Arron Banks, one of the self-styled “Bad Boys of Brexit” and a leading figure of the Leave.EU campaign, has had his Twitter...

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Man who made $542,925 renting out DDoS services sentenced to prison

A 21-year-old man who made half a million dollars running DDoS-for-hire services has been sentenced to prison for 13 months.

Read more in my article...

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Ransomware strikes again in the state of Louisiana

Ransomware hit Louisiana’s state government hard yesterday, shutting down multiple websites and email systems after it fell victim for the second time in just...

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Come see me speak at IRISSCON in Dublin this week about cybercriminals

I’m off to Dublin this week to join the galaxy of security superstars speaking at IRISSCON 2019. Find out more about the conference...

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Only after running out of hard disk space did firm realise hacker had stolen one million users’ details

Yet another company has been found woefully lacking when it comes to securing consumers’ data.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of...

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About the “easy to hack” EU Exit: ID Document Check app

The British Home Office’s app for EU citizens applying to live and work in the UK post-Brexit “could allow hackers to steal phone numbers,...

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Smashing Security #154: A buttock of biometrics

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...

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