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Smashing Security #077: Why Paris Hilton doesn’t use iCloud, lottery hacking, and Facebook dating

The tricky-to-pronounce Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan is jailed for hacking Paris Hilton, we hear the story of the man who hacked the lottery and almost got away with $16.5 million, and Facebook thinks it is the perfect partner to find you a date.

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are joined this week by special guest Dave Bittner from The Cyberwire podcast.

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Lottery security chief found guilty of hacking Hot Lotto to win $14.3 million

Eddie Tipton found guilty of fraud after planting rootkit on lottery’s random number generator that made the winning numbers predictable.

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

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