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Smashing Security podcast #057: Mikko - live from the sauna - talks Bitcoin security PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #057: Mikko - live from the sauna - talks Bitcoin security

How to protect yourself from Bitcoin hackers, why you should think twice before giving Amazon the keys to your house, and how a private investigator tried to hack Donald Trump's tax returns.

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, joined this week by Mikko Hyppönen from F-Secure.

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Smashing Security podcast #056: Peeping Toms, prison hacks, and parliamentary passwords PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #056: Peeping Toms, prison hacks, and parliamentary passwords

Why you should check your Airbnb for hidden cameras, a hacker attempts a different kind of jailbreak, and British MPs prove that they really are clueless when it comes to cybersecurity.

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, who are joined this week by special guest Ian Whalley.

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Smashing Security podcast #054: A great big fat macOS bug PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #054: A great big fat macOS bug

Yes, you can log into macOS High Sierra's root account with no password.

In this special "emergency" edition of the podcast computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault discuss the breaking news of a serious Apple macOS bug that allows anyone to log into your Mac with root admin rights, without having to enter a password.

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Smashing Security podcast #053: Game of Thrones, a major Amazon cloud leak, and web tracking gone crazy

The FBI think they've identified the HBO hacker, the US military have been caught with a leaky bucket, and web tracking has just got scarier than ever.

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, who are joined this week by special guest Iain Thomson from The Register.

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Smashing Security podcast #052: Facebook tackles vengeful scumbags, and a sex toy privacy boob PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #052: Facebook tackles vengeful scumbags, and a sex toy privacy boob

Is your sex toy listening to you? Do you trust Facebook with your most intimate photos? And just how did a vengeful DDoSer come up with that nickname?

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, who are joined this week by special guest John Hawes.

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Smashing Security podcast #051: Robots, romance, passwords, and CrunchyRoll PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #051: Robots, romance, passwords, and CrunchyRoll

Passwords are under the microscope again, CrunchyRoll leads anime fans to malware, a sexy robot gains Saudi citizenship, and Carole begins her career as an agony aunt.

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, who are joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis.

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Mail Chimp, Piers Morgan, and the Dark Overlord PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #050: MailChimp, Piers Morgan, and the Dark Overlord

There's little time to celebrate our 50th episode, because there are rants to be had about MailChimp's switch to single opt-in, Graham upsets Piers Morgan on Twitter, and the Dark Overlord hacking gang are up to some pretty horrid tricks.

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.

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Smashing Security podcast #049: Hacking funeral homes, crypto mining websites, and careful with that hairspray PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #049: Hacking funeral homes, crypto mining websites, and careful with that hairspray

Scammers show a lack of imagination after hacking a funeral home, more websites are secretly stealing visitors' resources to mine for cryptocurrency, and everyone is very confused about the USA's airline laptop ban.

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, joined this week by The Register's John Leyden.

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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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Smashing Security podcast #047: Kaspersky, AI, and a well-handled data breach PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #047: Kaspersky, AI, and a well-handled data breach

America turns the heat up on Kaspersky anti-virus, Disqus announces a data breach, Elon Musk plans a bolthole on Mars to escape our robot overlords, and Graham gets to play chess with Garry Kasparov.

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 broadcaster David McClelland.

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Smashing Security podcast #046: Good beard bad beard PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #046: Good beard bad beard

Bearded man entangled in dark web drugs market bust, Google researches how to make browser security warnings less confusing, and "bedroom entertainment systems" (ahem) probed for security holes.

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 Rich Baldry.

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Smashing Security podcast #045: Deloitte fail, CCleaner, and dotards on Twitter PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #045: Deloitte fail, CCleaner, and dotards on Twitter

Deloitte suffers an embarrassing hack, CCleaner spreads malware, and Twitter explains why it isn't planning to ban Donald Trump from Twitter anytime soon.

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 Phil Wood of Cisco.

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Smashing Security podcast #042: Equifax, BlueBorne, and the iPhone X PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #042: Equifax, BlueBorne, and the iPhone X

Equifax's shambolic response to its huge data breach, a scary-sounding Bluetooth exploit, and Apple's iPhone X comes with Face ID.

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 Javvad Malik.

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Smashing Security #41: Hacking Instagram, facial failures, and spying bosses PODCAST

Smashing Security #041: Hacking Instagram, facial failures, and spying bosses

It's easy to phone up a celebrity on Instagram following security breach, facial recognition at Notting Hill Carnival can't tell the girls from the boys, and companies are spying on their workers' activities.

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 David Bisson.

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