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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Smashing Security #146: Password secrets and baking brownies

In the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast, hosted by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, Carole has suffered an injury,...

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CookieMiner malware targets Macs, steals passwords and SMS messages, mines for cryptocurrency

Security researchers have discovered a new Mac malware threat that appears to be a sophisticated attempt to raid cryptocurrency wallets.

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How to get away with hacking a US satellite

The US Air Force wants to know if you can hijack control of an orbiting satellite and turn its camera from staring at Earth...

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Medical images and details of 24.3 million patients left exposed on the internet

Researchers discover that confidential images of X-rays, CT and MRI scans related to millions of patients has been left unprotected on hundreds of servers...

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Police raids after data on most of Ecuador’s citizens leaks online

If you’re a citizen of Ecuador, chances are that you’ve had your personal and financial information exposed after an ElasticSearch server was left unsecured.


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LastPass users automatically updated to fix security vulnerability in browser extension

Popular password manager LastPass says that it has fixed a vulnerability in its Chrome and Opera browser extensions that could have potentially seen an...

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Smashing Security #145: Apple and Google willy wave while home assistants spy – DoH!

Apple’s furious with Google over iPhone hacking attacks against Uyghur Muslims in China, DNS-over-HTTPS is good for privacy but makes ISPs angry, and concern...

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Toyota parts supplier loses $37 million in email scam

Toyota Boshoku, a seating and interiors supplier for Toyota cars, has revealed that it was tricked into moving a large amount of money into...

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Operation reWired: 281 suspected email scammers arrested around the world

Law enforcement agencies around the world have arrested a total of 281 people suspected of being behind a spate of Business Email Compromise (BEC)...

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Wikipedia and World of Warcraft Classic targeted by DDoS attacks

Uou can imagine the pain that was caused to pub quiz cheats and students writing essays this weekend when crowd-sourced internet encyclopedia Wikipedia, one...

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Hackers who hit Texas with ransomware attack demanded $2.5 million, got nothing

Although it may have cost Texas more to recover from the ransomware attack than paying the ransom, in the long term a refusal to...

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Hundreds of millions of Facebook users’ phone numbers found lying around on the internet

A security researcher found a server on the internet containing more than 419 million records related to Facebook users.

No password protection was in place...

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Smashing Security #144: Google helps the FBI, Twitter Jack’s hijack, and car data woes

Should Google really be helping the FBI with a bank robbery? What’s the story behind the Twitter CEO claiming there’s a bomb in their...

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Twitter disables tweeting via SMS (temporarily at least), in wake of Jack Dorsey account hijack

In the wake of the CEO of Twitter having his account hijacked the site has disabled the option to tweet via SMS.

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CEO voice deepfake blamed for scam that stole $243,000

A company is said to have lost €220,000 (approximately $243,000) after receiving a phone call from a boss requesting the money be transferred into...

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Chinese tech firm Huawei says it was hacked by the United States

The Chinese technology giant says the United States has launched hacking attacks against its intranet and internal network.

But attributing a cyber attack to a...

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