The BlueKeep vulnerability, discovered by the UK’s NCSC, is being exploited at scale in an attempt to install a cryptocurrency miner on unpatched Windows PCs.
WannaCry’s “accidental hero” pleads guilty to malware charges, Samsung and Nokia have fingerprint fumbles, the NCSC publishes a list of 100,000 dreadful passwords, and Apple finds itself at the centre of an identity mix-up.
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 John Hawes.
The US authorities saved themselves an awful lot of paperwork and legal expense arresting their suspect on their own soil rather than trying to extradite him from the UK.
WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins (aka MalwareTech) pleads not guilty to malware charges, the Scottish parliament is hit by a brute force attack, IoT smart locks aren’t so smart, and.. ahem.. someone is sending intimate pics via AirDrop to unsuspecting commuters.
All this and 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 technology journalist Geoff White.
British security researcher Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to malware charges in a US court, and returns to Twitter.
Marcus Hutchins, aka MalwareTech, the British security researcher who was credited with stopping the hard-hitting WannaCry ransomware worm that hit the UK’s NHS hard earlier this year, has been arrested in Las Vegas.