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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 did it. And Carole explores some of the creepier things being done in the name of surveillance.

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.

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 who can you trust for computer security advice? How about a TV host?

Donald Trump finally believes Russia hacked the DNC

*That* sensational secret dossier is just the latest twist in an extraordinary story.

Need to review 650,000 emails in eight days? Easy with a computer

Here’s a wake-up call for anyone who hasn’t heard that technology can do things a heck of a lot quicker than humans shuffling paper.

Election-themed spam spikes as U.S. presidential race comes to an end

Election-themed spam has picked up considerably as the United States’ 2016 presidential election enters the home stretch.

David Bisson reports.


This is the email that hacked Hillary Clinton’s campaign chief

The truth is that the breach of John Podesta’s email did not require sophisticated hacking skills. It just depended on the right combination of human error and carelessness.

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


Clinton campaign chief tweets “Vote Trump”, after his account is hacked

Clinton campaign chief John Podesta tweeted what must have been a surprising turn of events, even in the most dramatic of presidential races.

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

Donald Trump says hackers sit in their bedrooms, weighing 400lb

Some are tall, some are short, some may even be Mexican.

But Donald Trump paints a stereotypical portrait of hackers during presidential debate. Learn more by watching my latest video.

Donald Trump asks for help from Russian hackers. Cher isn’t happy

Could this be Cybor Warfare? (sic)

Donald Trump wonders out loud whether hackers might help him dig up some dirt on Hillary Clinton.


Hillary Clinton targeted by malware? Don’t speed too fast to that conclusion

If you believe some of the headlines being bandied about in the last 24 hours, a group of Russian hackers targeted Hillary Clinton’s controversial personal email server while she served as US secretary of state.

But I’m not sure that’s quite true.

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

Why Hillary’s email server is important

Hillary Clinton has agreed to hand over her email server for investigation by the State Department.

But how admissible is digital evidence after such a length of time?

Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking America

The truth is that there are hackers all over the world, and many governments and intelligence services will be getting their hands dirty.


Hillary Clinton used personal email for government business, putting security at risk

Hillary Clinton might be in hot water after it is revealed that she never had an official email account, but was instead using a personal one. That’s potentially a breach of federal law, but it’s definitely a security risk.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

Equifax and Transunion say hackers stole celebrity credit reports

After the social security numbers, addresses and financial details of some of the USA’s top celebrities were posted online, top credit bureaus have come forward and acknowledged that fraudulent and unauthorized access to their records has taken place.

Mega-hack of celebrities exposes social security numbers, credit reports, and more…

Beyoncé, Michelle Obama, Paris Hilton and more public figures have had their personal information exposed on the internet.

But who is behind it?