Does your employer want to turn you into a cyborg? Was this phishing test devised by an evil genius? And how did a cinema chain get scammed out of millions, time and time again…?
Oh, and the subject of erasable pens comes up again.
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Scott Helme.
Scott Helme – @scott_helme
- Cinema Chain Sees Bad Movie Script Play Out As It Loses Millions In Email Scam — Martijn Grooten writes on Forbes.
- Internet con men ripped off Pathe NL for €19m in sophisticated fraud — DutchNews.nl.
- Court documents describing the scam — It’s in Dutch. Don’t ask us to translate it.
- Tweet from InfoSecSherpa describing diabolical phishing test.
- BBC Click on Twitter: "Could you be paying for things using just your hand?" — Scott Helme is filmed getting an implant.
- The future prospects of embedded microchips in humans as unique identifiers: the risks versus the rewards (PDF) — University of Wollongong, Australia.
- Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips — The Guardian.
- I, Tonya trailer — YouTube.
- Introducing Rocketbook Everlast — YouTube.
- Bohemian Rhapsody Performed in 42 Styles — YouTube.
- Open Culture.
- Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)
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