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Smashing Security #009: Fake flags and hacker clues PODCAST

Smashing Security #009: False flags and hacker clues

The Lazarus malware attempts to trick you into believing it was written by Russians, second-hand connected cars may be easier to steal, and is your child a malicious hacker?

All this and more is discussed in the latest podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault.

Oh, and Carole gets Graham and Vanja to apologise for mistakes of their past...

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Smashing Security podcast: Using public Wi-Fi PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast: Using public Wi-Fi

Do you trust that Wi-Fi hotspot? What steps can you take to better protect yourself when you connect to the net away from your office or home?

The Smashing Security podcast team tackle the tricky problem of public Wi-Fi, and have some tips for you. Listen in and tell us what you think.

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Smashing Security podcast #006: 'A romantic ransomware hotel break' PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #006: 'A romantic ransomware hotel break'

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we have another casual chat about whatever is on our minds.

Were hotel guests really trapped in their rooms by ransomware? Does anti-virus increase your attack surface so much that it's not worth running at all? And 11% of people on the internet are running ad blockers, says company which blocks ad blockers.

Oh, and we have a new theme tune...

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Smashing Security #005: 'Upskirt insecurity' PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #005: 'Upskirt insecurity'

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we have another casual chat about whatever is on our minds.

This week: An alleged hacker finds the downside to car rental, a New York Times Twitter account announces Vladimir Putin is planning to launch a missile attack against the United States, and an "upskirt" website leaks its user data.

Oh, and Vanja forces Graham to share an embarrassing privacy-breaching lavatory anecdote.

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Smashing Security #004: 'You don't mess with Brian Krebs' VIDEO
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Smashing Security #004: 'You don't mess with Brian Krebs'

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we have another casual chat about whatever is on our minds.

This week: the Spora ransomware that offers you more than just your encrypted files back, Brian Krebs busts the alleged masterminds behind the Mirai botnet, and be careful that your IT staff aren't the only ones who know your company's passwords.

Oh, and we're now a podcast as well as a video... :)

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Smashing Security #003: 'Alexa! Get me an axe!' VIDEO
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Smashing Security #003: 'Alexa! Get me an axe!'

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we have another casual video chat about whatever is on our minds.

This week: Donald Trump and *that* secret dossier, MongoDB databases under attack, Microsoft employees suffering from PTSD, and Alexa buying doll houses.

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Smashing Security #002: 'Invest in carrier pigeons'

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we have another casual video chat about whatever is on our minds.

This week we discuss Donald Trump's views on cybersecurity and his radical explanation of how to keep communications top secret, Ukrainian soldiers being spied upon by Android malware, and an artist who has devised a novel way of avoiding facial recognition technology.

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Smashing Security #001: 'One cup, two hotel guests' VIDEO
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Smashing Security #001: 'One cup, two hotel guests'

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we started a Live Stream video to have a casual chat about whatever is on our minds.

This week we discuss the pains of providing tech support to family and friends, how writing down your passwords might actually sometimes be a good idea, and muse on cloud backup services.

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