Smashing Security #035: Up the Roomba with mandatory Chinese spyware

Graham Cluley

Smashing Security #035: Up the Roomba with mandatory Chinese spyware

Smashing Security #035: Up the Roomba with mandatory Chinese spyware

China is forcing people to install smartphone spyware, young cyberoffenders are offered rehab, and robot vacuum cleaners want to sell maps of the inside of your house to tech firms.

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 Dan Ring.

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Hosts:

Graham Cluley – @gcluley

Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault

Guest:

Dan Ring

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Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

2 Replies to “Smashing Security #035: Up the Roomba with mandatory Chinese spyware”

  1. I'll bet this is going to bee good. I like the first part of the title. I've never heard any one say, "Up the Roomba", before. They sure can say it now.

    1. This house layout data could also be sold to the Peelers or the military, etc. to clamp down on anyone for anything.

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