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Smashing Security #136: Oops, we created Iran’s hacking exploit

Mac users of the Zoom video conferencing app are warned their webcams could be hijacked, security firms warn of how scammers are deepfaking audio to steal from businesses, and our guest owns up to the role he played in an Iranian cyberattack against US organisations.

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 Charl van der Walt.


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Just previewing an Outlook email could infect your computer. Microsoft warns of zero-day flaw

RTF? WTF!

Microsoft hasn’t patched against this zero-day vulnerability yet, which is actively exploited by malicious hackers.


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Microsoft goofs up Patch Tuesday, forced to re-release security patches

Microsoft can’t afford to keep messing up like this.

The risk is that millions of users around the world will begin to question Microsoft’s ability to properly patch security vulnerabilities, and lose trust in the firm.


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Brace yourself. Critical security patches from Microsoft are just around the corner

On Tuesday, Microsoft will be releasing its latest bundle of essential security patches – protecting against exploitable vulnerabilities in various versions of Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Sharepoint and Frontpage.


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Memories of the Anna Kournikova worm

It’s ten years since the Anna Kournikova worm spread around the world.

Graham Cluley reminisces about the worm, and tells the story behind one of the world’s biggest virus outbreaks.


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