Smashing Security podcast #047: Kaspersky, AI, and a well-handled data breach

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Smashing Security podcast #047: Kaspersky, AI, and a well-handled data breach

America turns the heat up on Kaspersky anti-virus, Disqus announces a data breach, Elon Musk plans a bolthole on Mars to escape our robot overlords, and Graham gets to play chess with Garry Kasparov.

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 technology journalist and broadcaster David McClelland.

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2 Responses

  1. Neil

    October 12, 2017 at 11:19 am #

    A tad off-topic, but David might be interested to learn that the "They say you play [x] twice in your career…" gag can be credited to Ian Macpherson, who has sourly suffered the indignity of being considerably more obscure than his joke for years now – especially after Malcolm Hardee nicked it.

    Have a gander at this: https://www.comedy.co.uk/features/ian_macpherson_genealogy_of_the_joke/

  2. Cynic

    October 12, 2017 at 7:21 pm #

    Come on guys – leave out the background jingles and musical interludes – the AI episode was juvenile!

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