Smashing Security #089: Data breaches, ransomware, Bitcoin robberies, and typewriters

Ransomware rears its head again, Dixons Carphone reveals its data breach was almost 1000% worse than they previously thought, a man is accused of stealing five million dollars worth of cryptocurrency through hijacking mobile phones, and a Canadian guy called Norman is rushing to get the typewriters out of storage.

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 journalist Geoff White.

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Dixons Carphone admits hack far bigger than originally thought

Company now says approximately 10 million personal records could have been accessed in security breach.

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Dixons Carphone data breach – millions put at risk of fraud

Once again a large company has suffered a huge data breach, putting millions of innocent customers at risk.

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

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