Smashing Security #076: Spying phones, hacked ski lifts, and World Password Day

Graham Cluley

Smashing Security #076: Spying phones, hacked ski lifts, and World Password Day

Smashing Security #076: Spying phones, hacked ski lifts, and World Password Day

Cheap Android smartphones sold on Amazon have been sending customers’ full text messages to a Chinese server, ski lifts are found to be the latest devices left open to abuse by hackers, and we remind you why password managers are a good idea on World Password Day.

Oh, and our guest serenades us with a hit from the 1980s!

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 and journalist David McClelland.

Smashing Security #76: 'Spying phones, hacked ski lifts and World Password Day'

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Hosts:
Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault

Guest:
David McClelland – @davidmcclelland

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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.
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