Good luck to the social media sites playing whack-a-mole as they try to police the activities of state-sponsored groups trying to influence the public’s opinion with co-ordinated campaigns. This isn’t going to be a problem that’s easy to fix.
You won’t believe who had to report themselves to the data protection agency for a breach, or who has been sharing doctored videos of political rivals, or how much money you can make selling a laptop infected with malware… and how Carole gets her diva on.
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.
Join us for our special Christmas episode as we tell tales of printer hacking, website defacement, Grinches, and how Google is snooping on your private YouTube videos.
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 The CyberWire’s Dave Bittner.
It’s the same content that Facebook, YouTube, Spotify, and Apple banned. But Twitter isn’t doing anything.
Crypto scamming Thai cave scoundrels! $25 million to make anti-fake news videos! TimeHop data breach! Phone number port out scams!
All this and much 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 B J Mendelson.
Facebook would like you to believe that it’s serious about ridding its platform of fake news. So how come InfoWars, one of the most notorious outlets of sick conspiracy theories, is allowed to maintain a page on the social network?
Hackers have managed to deface an array of popular YouTube music videos, changing titles and thumbnail images.
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
YouTube continues to recommend young kids watch some deeply weird (and sometimes downright disturbing) videos.
Cryptomining goes nuclear, YouTube for Kids gets scary, and TV ads have been given the green light to mess with your Amazon Alexa.
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, who are joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis.
Even Google, one of the world’s largest advertising companies, seems to be incapable of guaranteeing a stream of safe ads.
Times must be getting tough for spammers if they’re having to resort to these types of tricks to get their unwanted messages seen.
If you want to play a game available for Nintendo Switch, you should just buy a Nintendo Switch. You shouldn’t go online looking for free workarounds or substitutes.
David Bisson reports.
Interesting exploration by Joan Goodchild of CSO Online about the privacy issues facing YouTube vloggers: Unlike television and movie stars, these online celebrities face a different kind of privacy challenge because, by nature of the work they do, they are expected to be accessible and to interact with fans. Keeping things private and running a
Make sure you know the difference between YouTube Red and RedTube.
Otherwise, things could get embarrassing.
Have you found yourself on a webpage that breathlessly tells you that an iPhone 6 can be yours for just £1.
Maybe you made the same mistake as I made, and mistyped a URL…