Smashing Security podcast #144: Google helps the FBI, Twitter Jack’s hijack, and car data woes

Should Google really be helping the FBI with a bank robbery? What’s the story behind the Twitter CEO claiming there’s a bomb in their offices? And how much does your car really know about you?

And we mourn the loss of Doctor Who legend Terrance Dicks…

A real-life armed robbery of an online Bitcoin exchange

The criminals left empty-handed. Which, let’s face it, is probably the likely outcome for many Bitcoin investors too.

Dumb criminals can’t keep their mouths shut on Facebook

We often warn about the dangers of over-sharing information on social networking sites.

But when it’s thieves who are making the mistake of being too loose-lipped on Facebook, we’re all in favour.

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

How a Facebook blind date led to supermarket robbery

Do you take enough care over who you make your Facebook friend?

A supermarket manager learnt a lesson the hard way, after he struck up a friendship with a woman on Facebook. Little did he know, that when she invited him to a dinner date at her apartment, something else entirely was planned.