Good luck to the social media sites playing whack-a-mole as they try to police the activities of state-sponsored groups trying to influence the public’s opinion with co-ordinated campaigns. This isn’t going to be a problem that’s easy to fix.
We head to Hong Kong to look at how technology has helped anti-government protesters (and how China has tried to disrupt it), Samsung is skittish over whether to tell TV owners to virus-scan their devices, and you won’t believe whose website is not GDPR-compliant.
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 James Thomson.
An attack which targeted users of the Telegram app on Wednesday might be linked to protests in Hong Kong that turned violent.
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
A Hong Kong lawmaker has been caught on camera during a parliamentary debate, checking out some saucy pictures of a lady taking an unconventional approach to the game of snooker.