IT staff were tricked into visiting a webpage which installed malware onto their computers, ultimately giving a hacker complete control of prison records.
Why you should check your Airbnb for hidden cameras, a hacker attempts a different kind of jailbreak, and British MPs prove that they really are clueless when it comes to cybersecurity.
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 Ian Whalley.
Here’s a piece of advice for those running classes training prisoners about information technology.
It’s probably not a good idea to let notorious hackers join the course – or, if you do, to keep a very close eye on what they’re up to.