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Smashing Security #037: Boobs, dragons and data breaches

Hackers are holding HBO to ransom after a massive data breach, and have leaked the phone numbers and email addresses of “Game of Thrones” cast members. Has security firm Carbon Black been leaking customers’s sensitive files while trying to scan them? And Disney’s mobile apps are accused of spying on kids…

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 John Hawes.


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Hidden Lynx – the hackers for hire who compromised a security firm

Symantec has published a detailed report into the hacking gang that they believe hacked into security firm Bit9 earlier this year, and managed to inject malware into customers’ networks.

And the hackers didn’t stop there…


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