Archive | Encryption

Apple confirms it's closing security loophole that police were using to crack iPhones

Apple confirms it’s closing security loophole that police were using to crack iPhones

Yes, Apple is toughening up the security of iPhones with iOS 12. Yes, the steps Apple is taking will make it harder for law enforcement agencies to thwart iPhone security. But no, that’s not the reason Apple is doing it.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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Smashing Security #062: Tinder spying, Amazon shoplifting, and petrol pump malware PODCAST

Smashing Security #062: Tinder spying, Amazon shoplifting, and petrol pump malware

Your Tinder swipes can be spied upon, Amazon is opening high street stores that don’t require any staff, and Russian fuel pumps are being infected with malware in an elaborate scheme to make large amounts of money.

With Carole on a top secret special assignment, it’s left to security veteran Graham Cluley to discuss all this and much much more on the “Smashing Security” podcast with special guests David McClelland and Vanja Švajcer.

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Smashing Security podcast: An intro to Bitcoin and Blockchain PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #059: An intro to Bitcoin and Blockchain

In this special “splinter” episode of the “Smashing Security” podcast we take a look at Bitcoin and Blockchain. What’s all the fuss about cryptocurrencies? How can you protect your Bitcoin wallet? And how does the Blockchain work?

Listen to the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Peter Ullrich of the “Explain Blockchain” podcast.

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Smashing Security podcast #048: KRACK, North Korea, and an 18th century cyber attack PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #048: KRACK, North Korea, and an 18th century cyber attack

KRACK! Has the Wi-Fi vulnerability got you worried? Did North Korea hack a British TV company? And what have Dutch police learnt from Pokémon?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Virus Bulletin editor Martijn Grooten.

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