Graham Cluley 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.


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Apple’s Siri contractors will no longer hear you having sex, making drug deals

Apple has decided to suspend what it calls Siri “grading” globally, while it conducts a “thorough review.”

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Google contractors told to stop listening to conversations captured on your Home assistant… for now, in Europe at least

Google has agreed to temporarily stop listening to audio captured by its Google Home smart speaker across the European Union… after an investigation was...

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Exposed internal database reveals vulnerable unpatched systems at Honda

Automotive giant Honda has shut down an exposed database that contained sensitive information about the security – specifically the weak points – of its...

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Smashing Security #139: Capital One hacked, iMessage flaws, and anonymity my ass!

Capital One gets hacked, critical vulnerabilities are found in iMessage, and data anonymization may not be as good as we hope. But listen up,...

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Fraudsters are trying to steal $8.7 million every single day through Business Email Compromise

Fraudsters are attempting to steal much more money through Business Email Compromise than previously believed.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights...

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$1.7 million still missing after North Carolina county hit by business email compromise scam

Money intended for the construction of a brand new high school was instead placed in a bank account controlled by scammers by officials of...

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Google found a way to remotely attack Apple iOS devices by sending a boobytrapped iMessage

Have you updated your iPhone and iPad to iOS 12.4 yet?

If you care about your security and privacy, then Google researchers have given you...

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Woman arrested after Capital One hack spills personal info on 106 million credit card applicants

The FBI has arrested a 33-year-old software engineer in Seattle as part of an investigation into a massive data breach at financial services company...

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IoT botnet launched massive 13-day DDoS attack against streaming service

Can you put your hand on your heart and say the web application your company has built would be able to handle 292,000 requests...

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Louisiana declares state of emergency after ransomware attacks

Don’t wait until ransomware strikes and then push the button marked “emergency response.” Make sure you take preventative measures in advance, such as...

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Smashing Security #138: Logic bombs, brain data exploitation, and Digga D tweets

Logic bombs in Excel spreadsheets, how should we protect our brain data from big companies, and how did bizarre messages about Drill rap end...

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Police arrest man after Lancaster University hacking attack

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with a data breach at Lancaster University that saw student records and applicant’s personal details compromised.

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Sky worries users with phishy-looking password reset email

Sky could have done a better job when they designed their customer email to make it look less suspicious.

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700 million reasons for Equifax to remember to patch its vulnerable IT systems in future

Equifax has agreed to pay up to $700 million in a FTC settlement following its 2017 data breach.

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iCloud account hacker jailed for three years after preying on rappers and sports celebrities

A man, who posed as an Apple customer support representative for three years, has been sentenced to federal prison after breaking into the accounts...

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No, the Met Police wasn’t hacked. But its Twitter account and website were hijacked

Late on Friday night, some rather out-of-character tweets seemed to be coming out of New Scotland Yard.

The Twitter account of London’s Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk)...

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