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Smashing Security podcast #034: The pen is mightier than the password

The UK government wants you to give your credit card details to porn sites, Ashley Madison offers compensation to the people whose lives it ruined, and an adult website wants you to pass its unorthodox and below-the-belt biometric identity check… gulp!

All this and Myspace, Google Glass, Fleabag, and much much 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 technology journalist and broadcaster David McClelland.

How to steal an iPhone’s passcode (from up to 150 feet away!)

See that guy on on the other side of the room wearing Google Glass? He could have just stolen your iPhone’s passcode.

Learn more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.

I’ve seen the future – and it’s Google Glass spyware

Two researchers at California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo have created an application for Google Glass that can spy on everything the wearer is looking at, without the knowledge of the user.

Want to avoid detection by facial recognition cameras? Try these on for size…

The unintentional capture of facial images has become “a social problem”, and Google Glass and social networks will make it worse.

But has a Japanese professor come up with a novel high-tech solution?

Google Glass pre-order scammers set up shop on the web

Do you want to be one of the first people to get your hands on Google’s internet-enabled Glass technology?

If so, be careful to keep an eye open for scammers and spammers.