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

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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