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Donald Trump’s ‘Executive Time’ leak – journalists retype documents to protect White House source

Such a leak is likely to anger Trump and the White House, of course, and so Axios had to be careful not to throw...
Graham Cluley
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Smashing Security #100: IoT failures, and Donald Trump dating disaster

Yes, it's the 100th edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast. There's a little celebration at both ends of this week's podcast - but the meat...
Graham Cluley
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000000 is Kanye West’s iPhone passcode

You can bet mischievous hackers are right now trying to crack into Kanye West's online accounts with equally diabolical passwords.
Graham Cluley
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Security breach in the White House’s Situation Room

A former reality TV star was able to sneak in her smartphone and record secret conversations in the Situation Room, supposedly the most secure...
Graham Cluley
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Smashing Security #087: How Russia hacked the US election

Regardless of whether Donald Trump believes Russia hacked the Democrats in the run-up to the US Presidential election or not, we explain how they...
Graham Cluley
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Paul Manafort accused of ‘foldering’ to hide communications

Foldering is a way of communicating without sending a message. And it's just got Donald Trump's former campaign chairman into an awful lot of...
Graham Cluley
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Delete all your emails and acid wash your hard drives, says security expert Sean Hannity

Some people don't know if you should trust the media anymore, with accusations of fake news flying here, there, and everywhere. Which makes me wonder...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

End-to-end encryption doesn’t stop the FBI reading your messages. Just ask Paul Manafort

End-to-end encryption is really neat, but it only encrypts *between* those who are doing the communicating.
Graham Cluley
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Donald Trump’s smartphone security: an inconvenient truth

According to reports, US President Donald Trump hasn't been following the advice of his security team, and is resisting their attempts to regularly check...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

Guccifer 2.0’s schoolboy error reveals he’s hacking from Moscow

So-called "lone hacker" was in fact an officer with Russia's military intelligence division. Forgetting to enable his VPN on one single occasion helped...
Graham Cluley
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Cambridge Analytica controversy: Was there a Facebook data breach?

It's not fair to describe what happened at Facebook as a data breach. It's much worse than that.
Graham Cluley
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Cambridge Analytica’s grab of 50 million Facebook users’ data

Cambridge Analytica is widely credited for helping Donald Trump's successful campaign on social media to be elected President of the United States. But now it...
Graham Cluley
2 min read

Facebook bans anti-Islamic group Britain First

Facebook takes action - banning anti-Islamic Britain First from its network.
Graham Cluley
1 min read

Hope Hicks hacked

So-called "Trump Whisperer" Hope Hicks claims that she has fallen victim to email hackers, and so cannot provide emails requested by the House Intelligence...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

So it wasn’t Anderson Cooper who called Donald Trump a pathetic loser on Twitter after all…

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper found himself making headlines last week when his Twitter account appeared to have said something apparently designed to bruise the...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

Smashing Security podcast #057: Mikko – live from the sauna – talks Bitcoin security

How to protect yourself from Bitcoin hackers, why you should think twice before giving Amazon the keys to your house, and how a private...
Graham Cluley
1 min read