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 broadcaster David McClelland.


Disqus reveals data breach, but wins points for transparency

Disqus has public announced that its user database leaked in 2012, exposing the usernames, email addresses, sign-up dates, and last login dates of more than 17 million users.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Trump appointee says for the ‘past several years’ he has been the victim of ‘multiple cyber attacks’

Apparently it wasn’t him who said those nasty things about Barack Obama’s mom.