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Smashing Security #147: Don’t Snapchat and drive

How is private medical data leaking onto the streets of Milton Keynes, what is widening the cybersecurity skills gap, and how is Australia controversially tackling the problem of drivers using their mobile phones?

All this and more can be heard in the latest “Smashing Security” podcast.


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Apple sued over fatal FaceTime car crash

22-year-old Garrett Wilhelm was allegedly chatting on his iPhone’s FaceTime app when he crashed a car at 65mph on Christmas Eve 2014.


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Android malware targets woman drivers in Saudi Arabia

People protesting about a Saudi Arabian ban on the right for women to drive, have been targeted by hackers and Android malware.


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Think before you drink before you drive before you Facebook

After the New Year’s Eve celebrations, a drunken young man crashes his vehicle into another car.

Does he stop? No.

He posts about it on Facebook instead.


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BlackBerry outage made roads safer, police claim

Police in the UAE have given a surprising explanation for a dramatic fall in traffic accidents last week: drivers’ BlackBerrys weren’t working.

Was BlackBerry’s service outage the real reason for better road safety – or were other factors at play?


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