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Smashing Security #036: Flash? Clunk flush… and hacking security researchers

A security threat researcher is badly hacked in a revenge attack. Some people want to save Adobe Flash, but is that wise? And a poorly-secured electronic billboard starts displaying offensive images…

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


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Imagine you’re the CEO of a big company that has just been hacked…

Imagine you’re the CEO of a big company that has just been very publicly hacked.

Chances are that you’ll be working urgently on damage limitation…


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Hackers target security firm’s CEO via limo service

Chinese hackers are suspected of posing as a security firm’s limo service, in an attempt to infect the CEO’s computer.


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Why I’m not worried about 
cyberwarfare… yet

Computer security veteran Philip Le Riche shares his thoughts on the possibility of cyberwarfare.


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Unit 61398: A Chinese cyber espionage unit on the outskirts of Shanghai?

Security researchers at Mandiant have published a lengthy report, which appears to track a notorious hacking gang right to the door of a building belonging to the People’s Liberation Army of China.


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