Smashing Security

Join computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault as they chat about cybercrime, hacking and online privacy. Follow the podcast on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity. New episodes released every Thursday. Bonus "splinter" episodes when we feel like it...

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      051: Robots, romance, passwords, and CrunchyRoll


      Passwords are under the microscope again, CrunchyRoll leads anime fans to malware, a sexy robot gains Saudi citizenship, and Carole begins her career as an agony aunt.

      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.

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      050: MailChimp, Piers Morgan, and The Dark Overlord


      There's little time to celebrate our 50th episode, because there are rants to be had about MailChimp's switch to single opt-in, Graham upsets Piers Morgan on Twitter, and the Dark Overlord hacking gang are up to some pretty horrid tricks.

      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 didn't bother to organise a special guest this...


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      049: Hacking funeral homes, crypto mining websites, and careful with that hairspray


      Scammers show a lack of imagination after hacking a funeral home, more websites are secretly stealing visitors' resources to mine for cryptocurrency, and everyone is very confused about the USA's airline laptop ban.

      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 The Register's John Leyden.

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      048: KRACK, North Korea, and an 18th century cyber attack


      KRACK! Has the Wi-Fi vulnerability got you worried? Did North Korea hack a British TV company to prevent a "slanderous farce" from being made? And what have Dutch police learnt from Pokémon?

      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 Virus Bulletin's Martijn Grooten.

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      33m
       2017-10-19

      047: Kaspersky, AI, and a well-handled data breach


      America turns the heat up on Kaspersky anti-virus, Disqus announces a data breach, Elon Musk plans a bolthole on Mars to escape our robot overlords, and Graham gets to play chess with Garry Kasparov.

      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 technology journalist and broadcaster David McClelland.

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      40m
       2017-10-12

      046: Good beard bad beard


      Bearded man entangled in dark web drugs market bust, Google researches how to make browser security warnings less confusing, and (ahem) "bedroom entertainment systems" probed for security holes.

      All this and 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 special guest Rich Baldry.

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      38m
       2017-10-05

      045: Deloitte fail, CCleaner, and dotards on Twitter


      Deloitte suffers an embarrassing hack, CCleaner spreads malware, and Twitter explains why it isn't planning to ban Donald Trump from Twitter anytime soon.

      All this and 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 special guest Phil Wood of Cisco.

      Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more...


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      36m
       2017-09-28

      045: Deloitte fail, CCleaner, and dotards on Twitter


      Deloitte suffers an embarrassing hack, CCleaner spreads malware, and Twitter explains why it isn't planning to ban Donald Trump from Twitter anytime soon.

      All this and 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 special guest Phil Wood of Cisco.

      Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more...


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      36m
       2017-09-28

      044: Bonus behind the scenes - shower time


      Carole wants to know why Graham keeps FaceTiming her from the shower.

      Can you help solve the mystery?

      ("Bonus" behind-the-scenes content.)

      Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or visit our website for more episodes.

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      6m
       2017-09-26

      043: Backups - a necessary evil?


      In this special "splinter" episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast we tackle the tricky subject of backups - when did you last backup your data? how and what should you backup? and where should you store them?

      Lots of questions and Graham gets to do his Tina Turner impression.

      Listen to the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest...


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      29m
       2017-09-21