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



5916 Stories by Graham Cluley

Apple fined €25 million for deliberately slowing down old iPhones

Apple has been hit with a 25 million Euro fine (US $27.5 million) after it added battery management features to iOS that slowed down...

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Android users at risk from Bluetooth hijack attack, and are warned of “short distance worm” threat

Hackers could exploit a flaw on unpatched Android 8.0 and 9.0 phones to run malicious code such as a worm, with no user interaction...

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How your network could be hacked through a Philips Hue smart bulb

Security researchers have shared some details of vulnerabilities they have found in Philips Hue smart bulbs that could be exploited by hackers to compromise...

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Wacom drawing tablets are spying on every app you open, and sending the data back to Wacom

Do you read the privacy policy for your mouse when you install it? Your keyboard? Your drawing board?

Maybe you should… because it...

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How your screen’s brightness could be leaking data from your air-gapped computer

It may not be the most efficient way to steal data from an organisation, let alone the most practical, but researchers at Ben-Gurion University...

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Smashing Security #164: A bitter pill to swallow

A gallery is tricked into giving millions to a fraudster, software tells doctors to push opioids onto patients, and an artist finds a novel...

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WhatsApp flaw gave hackers access to files from Windows and Macs

If you run WhatsApp’s desktop client on your Mac or PC then you would be wise to make sure it’s up-to-date, following the revelation...

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Twitter security hole allowed state-sponsored hackers to match phone numbers to usernames

Twitter admits to a bug that might have put privacy-conscious users at risk – by revealing what phone numbers are associated with which Twitter...

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Man admits hacking Nintendo, leaking details of Switch games console

Despite a previous brush with the law, Ryan Hernandez went on to hack and hack again.

Read more in my article on the Hot for...

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Did Everton sign Everton? Twitter hack blamed for soccer sign-up screwup

If Everton Football Club’s Twitter account was really hacked to say it was signing Everton Soares then it needs to look at hardening its...

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Coronavirus – hackers exploit fear of infection to spread malware

With sad predictability cybercriminals are exploiting the Coronavirus outbreak that occurred in Wuhan, mainland China, and is now causing new infections around the world.

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LastPass releases its 3rd Annual Global Password Security report

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

Download LastPass’s free report now to see the...

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Travelex hobbles back online, one month after ransomware hit it hard

The beleaguered company, hit by the REvil ransomware on New Year’s Eve, has not yet been able to restore all of its online services.

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$20,000 up for grabs in Xbox Live security hole hunt

Microsoft is inviting gamers, security researchers, and technologists to pit their wits against the Xbox network in the search for security vulnerabilities.

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€13 million Maltese bank cyber-heist – six men arrested in UK

The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) have arrested a total of six men as part of an investigation into the hack of a Maltese...

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Sonos goofs again – this time revealing customers’ email addresses in Cc: blunder

Sonos’s customer support team tried to make grumpy customers happier by telling them their emails would take a little longer than normal to answer.

But...

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