In the wake of the CEO of Twitter having his account hijacked the site has disabled the option to tweet via SMS.
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey had his account hijacked, after his mobile phone provider allowed someone else to seize his number.
A teenage British hacker, who previously played a role in the infamous TalkTalk data breach, has been sentenced to 20 months in prison after pleading guilty to selling hacking services and stolen personal data for cryptocurrency.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
A bad software update causes big headaches for Dutch police, but brings temporary freedom to criminals. SIM swaps are in the news again as fraudsters steal millions. And does your cloud photo storage service have a dirty little secret?
All this and much 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 Rip Off Britain’s David McClelland.
Prosecutors believe 21-year-old Manhattan resident Nicholas Truglia targeted the cellphones of Silicon Valley executives in “SIM-swapping” attacks.
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
Ransomware rears its head again, Dixons Carphone reveals its data breach was almost 1000% worse than they previously thought, a man is accused of stealing five million dollars worth of cryptocurrency through hijacking mobile phones, and a Canadian guy called Norman is rushing to get the typewriters out of storage.
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 journalist Geoff White.