Smashing Security #106: Google Maps, Fed phishing, and Grinch bots

How are scammers stealing your money through Google Maps? Why did the FBI create a fake FedEx website? And how are US senators hoping to stop Grinch bots ruining Christmas?

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 Maria Varmazis.

And don’t miss our special bonus interview about passwords with Rachael Stockton of LastPass.

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When the FBI rather than the fraudsters make a fake FedEx website

Fraudsters beware! The Feds are prepared to use your own tricks against you.

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Didn’t get your Oreo cookie shipment? Last month’s global cyber attack may be to blame

More and more details are emerging of the financial impact that last month’s malware attack has had on major businesses.

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

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FedEx notification malware attack spammed out

Take care when opening your email inbox, as malicious hackers have spammed out yet another malware attack posing as a parcel delivery notification.

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Outbreak: Fake Fedex Tracking Number emails carry malware

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

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Malicious bogus DHL and FedEx emails bombard inboxes

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

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