Author Archive | Graham Cluley

How are you going to protect the next generation of your Mobile Applications? SPONSOR

How are you going to protect the next generation of your Mobile Applications?

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

Today business growth means providing more services to more customers anytime and anywhere they choose.

This is driving an explosive growth in mobile apps. Of course, criminals are hard at work crafting malware to steal data and money from unsuspecting users.

The best way to protect your app's users is to integrate VASCO's RASP (Runtime Application Self-Protection) security technology.

Learn more, watch a video explanation, and download VASCO's free white paper where you will discover:

  • Which intrusions RASP can detect and prevent
  • How natively integrated RASP technology strengthens mobile applications
  • How RASP bridges the divide between infrastructure and app server owners
  • Why applications secured with RASP result in a lower cost, higher benefit ratio

Runtime application self-protection is critical for next generation app security, so learn more now, watch the video and download VASCO's free white paper.


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Smashing Security #036: Flash? Clunk flush... and hacking security researchers PODCAST

Smashing Security #036: Flash? Clunk flush... and hacking security researchers

A security threat researcher is badly hacked in a revenge attack. Some people want to save Adobe Flash, but is that wise? And a poorly-secured electronic billboard starts displaying offensive images...

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis.

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Get trending info on hackers, exploits, and vulnerabilities every day for FREE with the Recorded Future Cyber Daily [Sponsor] SPONSOR

Get FREE threat intelligence on hackers and exploits with the Recorded Future Cyber Daily

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

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If you’re interested in sponsoring my site for a week, and reaching an IT-savvy audience that cares about computer security, you can find more information here.

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Smashing Security #035: Up the Roomba with mandatory Chinese spyware PODCAST

Smashing Security #035: Up the Roomba with mandatory Chinese spyware

China is forcing people to install smartphone spyware, young cyberoffenders are offered rehab, and robot vacuum cleaners want to sell maps of the inside of your house to tech firms.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Dan Ring.

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Smashing Security #034: The pen is mightier than the password

The UK government wants you to give your credit card details to porn sites, Ashley Madison offers compensation to the people whose lives it ruined, and an adult website wants you to pass its unorthodox and below-the-belt biometric identity check... gulp!

All this and Myspace, Google Glass, Fleabag, and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by technology journalist and broadcaster David McClelland.

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