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.

 



5677 Stories by Graham Cluley

Virus-writing contests are still a bad idea

There has been a right hoohah in the media and blogosphere about the “Race To Zero” contest being arranged for the next Defcon conference....

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Facebook, trolls, temples and death threats

Thanks to those of you who have dropped me a line in the last week or so following this story on The Register, “Facebook...

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Alleged webcam peeping tom charged in Canada

A 27-year-old man who has been charged almost 60 times with allegations that he used malware to take over victims’ computers and intimidated young...

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German spooks deploy spyware against Afghan ministry?

An interesting news story broke this weekend in Germany. According to reports in Der Spiegel, the BND – Germany’s foreign intelligence service –...

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Shifting sands in the P2P landscape

Some new research published by the Digital Music News Research Group has revealed some interesting changes in the use of peer-to-peer file-sharing applications.

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Will you be wishing Trojan Horses a happy birthday tomorrow?

If my maths is right (and it probably isn’t), Trojan horses will be 3193 years old tomorrow.

Yes, according to military historians the city of...

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BBC TV identity fraud documentary now online

BBC One has now broadcast the TV documentary we told you about yesterday examining the problem of identity fraud.

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Anti-virus company Trend Micro: Our website has been hacked, risk of Trojan horse infection

If you have visited the website of anti-virus company Trend Micro this week there is a chance that your computer has been exposed to...

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29A virus-writing gang shuts down

A notorious virus-writing gang has announced that it has ceased its operations.

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Last day for UK citizens to petition for central e-crime police unit

It’s February 29th. If you’re a single man that means you’re living in mortal fear that your girlfriend will realise that you have...

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PayPal recommends surfers don’t use Apple Safari to browse the web

Michael Barrett, PayPal’s chief information security officer, is reported in the press today as recommending that surfers use Internet Explorer, Firefox or even Opera...

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20 hippos trying to get through a revolving door

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been hitting the headlines more than normal in the last week following a number of high profile...

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Petition Gordon Brown for UK e-crime unit

An online petition to Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been set up to call for the creation of a central e-crime police unit, as...

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Botmasters herded up by the FBI

Last week the newspapers were full of stories about the teenager arrested in New Zealand, accused of heading up an international hacking ring that...

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Lost child benefit CDs: Have they looked down the back of the sofa?

It’s appalling. The loss of millions of people’s personal information by the HMRC shakes the trust that people need to have with government organizations...

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Get Safe Online awareness week

This week is Get Safe Online awareness week in the UK, and the campaign has scheduled a series of events up and down the...

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