Smashing Security #132: CBP cyber attack, an iPhone privacy boost, and Twitter list abuse

United States Customs and Border Protection had sensitive data stolen, but the hackers didn’t have to breach its network. Apple has ambitious plans to make iPhone users safer online. And trolls are using Twitter lists to target their victims.

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis.

Smashing Security named the Best Security Podcast

“Smashing Security” has been named the Best Security Podcast 2019 at an awards ceremony in London.

And the Best Security Podcast is…

“Smashing Security” has been named the “Best Security Podcast” at the European Security Blogger Awards in London.

And we’re well chuffed…

Smashing Security #081: Hacker no-hopers, Wessex Water has a word, and we win an award

The ‘mastermind’ behind the Owari botnet doesn’t seem to have learnt anything from his victims, someone at Wessex Water forgets to remove an embarrassing sentence from a letter sent to customers, and we’re officially the best security podcast!

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, with cameo appearances by John Hawes, John Leyden, Paul Ducklin, and Mikko Hyppönen.

Best Security Podcast: “Smashing Security” up for top award

“Smashing Security”, the weekly cybersecurity podcast I co-host with Carole Theriault, has made the finals of the European Security Blogger Awards. Now all that we need is some people to vote for it.

Graham Cluley named Best IT Security blog at SysAdmin blog awards

We have been named “Best IT Security blog” at the 2017 SysAdmin Blog Awards. Huzzah!

Graham Cluley named most entertaining security blog

Graham Cluley Security News was awarded the title of “Most Entertaining Security blog” against some tough competition. Thanks to everyone for your support!

Graham Cluley nominated for most entertaining security blog. Please vote!

The Security Blogger Awards are open for the public to vote – so please do vote for your favourite blogs (even if it’s not this one!) and show your support.

VIDEO: The best video security blog? Thank you!

The fifth annual European Security Blogger Awards were announced at Infosecurity Europe in London last night. Thanks to each and every one of you who voted.

What’s your favourite computer security blog? Vote now!

Not only can you discover a list of fantastic computer security blogs by participating in the EU Security Blogger Awards, but you can also vote.

Hint hint…

Cybersecurity Educator of the Year

Thanks to everyone who voted in the recent Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.

I’m really honoured to have won an award for Cybersecurity Educator of the Year.

Graham Cluley wins top blogging award at RSA Conference

The Security Blogger Awards in San Francisco have named Graham Cluley Security News as the “most entertaining security blog”.


I could do with a little favour…

I’m honoured to have been nominated for the title of “Cybersecurity Educator of the Year” at the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.

But here’s the problem. I’ve basically forgotten to tell anybody about it. And voting closes in the next couple of days at the end of February…

What’s your favourite computer security blog?

What blogs do you read for computer security and privacy advice? Check out this list and vote for your favourites!

And the tech blog of the year is… has been recognised at the Bloggers’ Lounge Awards, and named “Tech Blog of the Year”.


Graham Cluley nominated for tech blogger of the year. Vote now! has made it to the finals of the “Tech Blog of the Year” category at the Bloggers’ Lounge awards. Huzzah!

All we need now is someone to vote for it…