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Smashing Security #018: Windows is a virus. True or False? PODCAST

Smashing Security #018: Windows is a virus. True or False?

Security firm Webroot drops a clanger when it declared Windows was malicious and borked customers' PCs, millennials are streaming a lot of movies illegally, and blackmailers are targeting members of the Ashley Madison cheating site again.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast.

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Smashing Security #017: Data breaches, zero day exploits, and toenail clippings PODCAST

Smashing Security #017: Data breaches, zero day exploits, and toenail clippings

Hotel malware has been stealing guests' payment card details... again, should businesses relay delay rolling out vulnerability patches, and Burger King's Whopper TV ad campaign tries to take advantage of viewers' Google Home devices with predictable results.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast.

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Smashing Security #016: Wonga wronga! PODCAST

Smashing Security #016: Wonga wronga!

Spyware companies are filmed plotting to break global sanctions to ship surveillance and spying equipment to dodgy authoritarian regimes, an unsecured database exposed diabetics' sensitive data, and a massive data breach leaves hundreds of thousands of current and former Wonga customers at risk.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast.

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Smashing Security #015: Bad vibrations PODCAST

Smashing Security #015: Bad vibrations

Don't let an internet-enabled sex toy make your most private moments oh-so-public. Samsung's wannabe-Android-killer is found lacking. And did you hear about the firm that is micro-chipping its employees?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest John Hawes.

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Smashing Security 013: Assault with a deadly tweet PODCAST

Smashing Security #013: Assault with a deadly tweet

Graham is embarrassed by a Twitter security snafu. How an animated GIF could prove deadly. Social engineering threats against your workforce. And will you be able to do any work on your laptop next time you catch an airplane?

Take a listen to the latest Smashing Security podcast, with Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and special guest Alex Eckelberry.

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Smashing Security #012: Eau de Eugene Kaspersky PODCAST

Smashing Security #012: Eau de Eugene Kaspersky

Androids pre-installed with malware - can the supply chain be trusted? Will WikiLeaks help vendors get zero-days fixed? And what on earth has the Kaspersky marketing department dreamt up this time?

All this and more is discussed in the latest podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and special guest Nick FitzGerald. Give it a listen.

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Smashing Security podcast: WikiLeaks and the CIA PODCAST

Smashing Security #011: WikiLeaks and the CIA

Has the CIA been using a Weeping Angel to spy on you via your Smart TV? Have WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal been compromised? What is the secret of the SATAN ransomware? And can you avoid having your data searched as you pass through border control?

All this and more is discussed in the latest podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and special guest Paul Ducklin. Give it a listen.

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Smashing Security #010: Destroy all the dolls PODCAST

Smashing Security #010: The dolls must be destroyed

A creepy teddybear leaks two million voicemail messages, Windows 10 pushes you into only installing vetted apps, and Boeing warns 36,000 employees their personal information could have been exposed after a worker sends a spreadsheet to his wife.

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

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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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