Graham Cluley

  https://www.grahamcluley.com 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.

 



5642 Stories by Graham Cluley

New Zealand budget details leaked due to website sloppiness, not hackers

Earlier this week, the New Zealand government was claiming that it had suffered a “deliberate and systematic” hacking attack that resulted in budget details...

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HiddenWasp malware seizes control of Linux systems

Security researchers have discovered a new strain of malware that they believe is being used in targeted attacks to seize control of Linux systems...

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Smashing Security #130: Doctored videos, Bcc blunders, and a diva

You won’t believe who had to report themselves to the data protection agency for a breach, or who has been sharing doctored videos of...

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Hackers stole Flipboard users’ email addresses and hashed passwords

Flipboard warns that hackers gained access to its systems and accessed hashed passwords for nine months.

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London Underground passengers told to turn off their Wi-Fi if they don’t want to be tracked

From 8 July 2019, travellers on London’s underground tube network may wish to turn off their Wi-Fi first… if they don’t like the idea...

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Snapchat workers snooped on users with internal tool

Snapchat’s 186 million users may be in for a rude awakening today after revelation that multiple employees of the social media giant were able...

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Smashing Security #129: Too Long; Didn’t Listen

Don’t hire a hacker, they might scam you! What works and what doesn’t when it comes to protecting your email account? And China’s controversial...

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Fingerprinting iPhones with the built-in gyroscope

Some rather ingenious researchers have found a way to unique identify iPhones and iPads by examining data gathered from a device’s accelerometer, gyroscope and...

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Google stored business customers’ passwords in plaintext on its servers… for 14 years

Google has admitted that some of its business customers of G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps) had their passwords stored on the company’s...

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Data on millions of Instagram accounts spills onto the internet

A security researcher has discovered a publicly-accessible database containing the details of millions of Instagram users, including their contact information.

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Mining cryptocurrency at work lands Australian civil servant in court

A 33-year-old man from Sydney, New South Wales, could be sentenced to up to 10 years in jail after allegedly hijacking computers at his...

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Don’t have your account hijacked. Secure your online accounts with more than a password, says Google

Research published at the end of last week argues that the typical user can significantly harden the security of their online accounts by linking...

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$100 million GozNym cybercrime network dismantled as suspects charged

The sophisticated conspiracy saw tens of thousands of victims’ computers infected with the GozNym malware in order to steal online banking passwords, and raid...

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Forbes subscribers warned of Magecart threat skimming credit card details

The notorious Magecart malware, that blights online stores by stealing payment card details from unsuspecting shoppers at checkout, has claimed another high profile victim.

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Oh, the irony… Malware spread via Best of the Web security seals

The very thing that websites were using to reassure you that they were secure… was insecure, and putting website visitors’ personal data at risk.

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Smashing Security #128: Shackled ankles, photo scrapes, and SIM card swaps

A bad software update causes big headaches for Dutch police, but brings temporary freedom to criminals. SIM swaps are in the news again as...

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