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.

 

Graham Cluley



6023 Stories by Graham Cluley

FBI warns hackers are planting card skimmers on online stores running a vulnerable Magento plugin

The FBI has issued a “flash alert” warning that hackers are planting Magecart-style credit card-skimming code on Magento-powered online stores running an out-of-date plugin.

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Hackers steal $10M in “wonderfully done” fraud from Norway’s State Investment Fund

Norfund, the Norwegian state-owned investment fund for developing countries, has revealed that it has been swindled out of $10,000,000 intended for an institution in...

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The ProLock ransomware doesn’t tell you one important thing about decrypting your files

Have your computers been hit by the ProLock ransomware? You might want to read this before you pay any money to the criminals...

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Edison Mail bug exposed iPhone users’ email accounts to complete strangers

The makers of a popular iOS email app have warned their users that their accounts may have been compromised after a buggy software update...

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An outbreak of Coronavirus trojans and scams

Recent weeks have seen a spate of scams and attacks associated with the Coronavirus pandemic, and there is little evidence of the end being...

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The most-targeted security vulnerabilities – despite patches having been available for years

Newly-discovered zero-day vulnerabilities may make the biggest headlines, but that doesn’t mean that they’re necessarily the thing that will get your company hacked.

This week,...

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Smashing Security podcast #178: Office pranks, meat dresses, and robocop dogs

Graham shares stories of email storms, Carole describes the steps being taken by firms as they try to coax employees back to the office,...

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Info on NHS Coronavirus app leaks out via Google Drive snafu

Sensitive documents about the UK’s Coronavirus-tracing app have reportedly been carelessly leaked via a publicly accessible Google Drive link.

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Hacking group puts millions of Zoosk dating profiles up for sale

If you have been trying to find love on the Zoosk app I’ve got some bad news for you.

Hackers are offering for sale what...

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Chatbooks security breach. Users told to change their passwords

A hacking group known as ShinyHunters is claiming to be responsible for the security breach, and is offering to sell stolen customer records for...

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Could this be the world’s most harmless IoT botnet?

When researchers investigate suspected malware on an IoT device they normally expect to find a cryptominer to earn a hacker digital cash or perhaps...

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TalkTalk’s ex-CEO Dido Harding heads up the UK’s Coronavirus tracing app…

Imagine you’re the UK Government in the middle of the biggest crisis the country has faced since World War II.

How are you going to...

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Over 300 websites taken down in just two weeks as UK public report suspicious emails

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which tasks itself with “helping to make the UK the safest place to live and do business online,”...

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For six years Samsung smartphone users have been at risk from critical security bug. Patch now

Samsung has released a security update for its popular Android smartphones which includes a critical fix for a vulnerability that affects all devices sold...

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Smashing Security podcast #177: Elon Musk, Roblox, and Love Bug author found

What can X Æ A-12 Musk teach us about passwords? How did our guest finally hunt down in Manila the author of one of...

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Kaiji – a new strain of IoT malware seizing control and launching DDoS attacks

Kaiji, a new botnet campaign, created from scratch rather than resting on the shoulders of those that went before it, is infecting Linux-based servers...

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