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Watch how a Tesla Model S was stolen with just a tablet

Criminals were able to dupe the Tesla’s passive entry system into giving them access, and letting them drive away.

(But only after they struggled to unplug it.)


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Video: Graham Cluley interviewed on Security Weekly

I was honoured to be invited as a guest onto the Security Weekly show. Check it out.


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Selling spyware, making millions, breaking sanctions…

Al Jazeera went undercover, approaching three companies on behalf of the governments of Iran and South Sudan – and found it all too easy to buy surveillance technology that could be used to spy on the countries’ citizens.


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Graham Cluley speaking at the Foursys SecureTour, up and down the UK

In May, I will be hitting the road – going up and down the UK including as far afield as Belfast and Edinburgh – joining the Foursys team for their rather awesome annual SecureTour.


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Barclays warns customers of the risks of business email compromise

Business email compromise, also known as “whaling” or “CEO fraud”, is one the biggest threats facing businesses today. So it’s good to see banks like Barclays doing their bit to raise awareness.


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Smashing Security #004: ‘You don’t mess with Brian Krebs’

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we have another casual chat about whatever is on our minds.

This week: the Spora ransomware that offers you more than just your encrypted files back, Brian Krebs busts the alleged masterminds behind the Mirai botnet, and be careful that your IT staff aren’t the only ones who know your company’s passwords.

Oh, and we’re now a podcast as well as a video… :)


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Smashing Security #003: ‘Alexa! Get me an axe!’

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we have another casual video chat about whatever is on our minds.

This week: Donald Trump and *that* secret dossier, MongoDB databases under attack, Microsoft employees suffering from PTSD, and Alexa buying doll houses.


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Smashing Security #002: ‘Invest in carrier pigeons’

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we have another casual video chat about whatever is on our minds.

This week we discuss Donald Trump’s views on cybersecurity and his radical explanation of how to keep communications top secret, Ukrainian soldiers being spied upon by Android malware, and an artist who has devised a novel way of avoiding facial recognition technology.


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Smashing Security #001: ‘One cup, two hotel guests’

Join me and fellow computer security industry veterans Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault as we started a Live Stream video to have a casual chat about whatever is on our minds.

This week we discuss the pains of providing tech support to family and friends, how writing down your passwords might actually sometimes be a good idea, and muse on cloud backup services.


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Yahoo hack – a billion reasons to change your email account

At one billion records, it’s the biggest data breach ever.

Check out my late night YouTube live stream about the incident, and read more.


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I love how San Francisco’s metro system responded to its ransomware attacker

Backups make sense. Sensible people make backups.

Check out my latest video.


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Real threats for business: Mischief, extortion and million-dollar frauds

Check out this keynote speech by Graham Cluley about how online criminals are targeting businesses just like yours.


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No, I won’t help you blackmail the company you just hacked

Thanks for the offer, but I’d rather not be an accessory to online blackmail.

Check out my latest video to learn more.


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In a world where Donald Trump is President, encryption is becoming more popular

Secure messaging app Signal has recorded a 400% rise in growth since the election of Donald Trump.

Coincidence?


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As teenager admits hack, let’s not forget TalkTalk’s shameful security

TalkTalk would love the world to think that it suffered a highly sophisticated and sustained attack.

But if you watch my video you’ll find the true story is somewhat different.


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The NHS suffered a massive email storm today

A simple human error saw email at the UK’s National Health Service brought to a standstill.

Find out more in my latest video.


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