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Smashing Security #068: Malware from outer space! PODCAST

Smashing Security #068: Malware from outer space!

If aliens did contact us would it be safe to open the email? Why would MoviePass track film lovers after they leave the cinema? Would you know how to get around Malaysia when your car rental website lets you down? And will Graham *please* stop talking about text adventure games?

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 journalist (and possible spy) James Thomson.

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Smashing Security #066: Passwords, pirates, and postcards PODCAST

Smashing Security #066: Passwords, pirates, and postcards

Flight simulators packed with password-grabbing malware, Facebook fighting Russian trolls, and how vulnerability researchers fear being sued.

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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Smashing Security #062: Tinder spying, Amazon shoplifting, and petrol pump malware PODCAST

Smashing Security #062: Tinder spying, Amazon shoplifting, and petrol pump malware

Your Tinder swipes can be spied upon, Amazon is opening high street stores that don’t require any staff, and Russian fuel pumps are being infected with malware in an elaborate scheme to make large amounts of money.

With Carole on a top secret special assignment, it’s left to security veteran Graham Cluley to discuss all this and much much more on the “Smashing Security” podcast with special guests David McClelland and Vanja Švajcer.

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Jail for man who launched DDoS attacks against Skype, Google, and Pokemon Go

Jail for man who launched DDoS attacks against Skype, Google, and Pokemon Go

A British man has been sentenced to two years in jail after admitting to a series of computer crime offences, which included over 100 attempts to knock the likes of Google, Skype and Nintendo’s popular video game Pokemon Go offline.

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

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Smashing Security #061: Fallout over Hawaii missile false alarm PODCAST

Smashing Security #061: Fallout over Hawaii missile false alarm

User interfaces and poor procedures lead to pandemonium in Hawaii, hackers are attempting to trick victims into opening cryptocurrency-related email attachments, and yet more pox-ridden apps are found in Android’s Google Play store.

All this and much much more is discussed in latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Paul Ducklin.

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