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Malicious Chrome extension which sloppily spied on academics believed to originate from North Korea

Malicious Chrome extension which sloppily spied on academics believed to originate from North Korea

Computer users are being reminded once again to take care over the browser extensions they install after security experts discovered a hacking campaign that has been targeting academic institutions since at least May 2018.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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Smashing Security #094: Rogue browser extensions, Twitter presence, and how to cheat in exams PODCAST

Smashing Security #094: Rogue browser extensions, Twitter presence, and how to cheat in exams

What’s the danger when browser extensions go bad? Is Twitter sharing your online status a boon for stalkers? And which of the show’s hosts is going to admit to cheating in their exams?

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast hosted by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by technology journalist David McClelland.

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Smashing Security #088: PayPal’s Venmo app even makes your drug purchases public PODCAST

Smashing Security #088: PayPal’s Venmo app even makes your drug purchases public

Not one of Google’s 85,000 employees has had their accounts compromised by phishing in a year.  How have they done it? Find out in this podcast.

Also, we discuss with special guest Scott Helme how websites still using HTTP are now marked as “not secure” by Google Chrome, and if you’re buying drugs via PayPal’s Venmo app you should say goodbye to privacy.

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast hosted by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.

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Smashing Security podcast #046: Good beard bad beard PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #046: Good beard bad beard

Bearded man entangled in dark web drugs market bust, Google researches how to make browser security warnings less confusing, and “bedroom entertainment systems” (ahem) probed for security holes.

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 special guest Rich Baldry.

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