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