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Vigilante or bug hunter?

Vigilante or bug hunter?

A website is taken down after a vulnerability researcher discovers a way to extract customers' personal details.

The media, however, describe him as a "vigilante". And the website's owner say it's a "false alarm."

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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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