Episodes

  • A hacked university might have made a profit after paying a cryptocurrency ransom, China suffers possibly the biggest data breach in history, and Reuters investigates digital mercenaries.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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/282 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Dave Bittner.

  • A new version of the LockBit ransomware offers a bug bounty, women uninstall period-tracking apps in fear of how their data might be used against them, and Microsoft's facial recognition tech no longer wants to know how you're feeling.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 Thom Langford from The Host Unknown podcast.Plus don't miss our featured interview with Bitwarden founder and CTO Kyle Spearrin.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/281 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guests: Kyle Spearrin and Thom Langford.

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  • Internet-connected jacuzzis find themselves in hot water, and a Google engineer claims that their AI has developed feelings.All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/280 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

  • How did a saxophonist sneak sensitive information in and out of the Soviet Union? How might an Apple AirTag have led to murder? And isn't the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain doing just great?All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/279 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

  • Trouble brews with the Tim Hortons app, Mandiant gets in a tussle with a Russian ransomware gang, and should good faith security researchers be at risk of prosecution?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 Lazarus Heist's Geoff White.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/278 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Geoff White.

  • Ransom acts of kindness are top of our mind, as we also explore how bad bots are hogging more and more of the internet's activity, and look at how deepfakes could be a good thing after all.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 Ray [REDACTED].Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/277 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Ray [REDACTED].

  • A browser extension bug let malicious websites spy on webcams, hackers threaten the global food supply chain, and Michael Fish (not that one...) hacked into his female classmates' online accounts, hunting for nude photos and videos.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 Mark Stockley.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/276 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Mark Stockley.

  • A man hacks his employer to prove its security sucks, Telegram provides a helping hand to the Eternity Project malware, and what the heck do mental health apps think they're up to?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 Dr Jessica Barker.Plus don't miss our featured interview with Rumble's Chris Kirsch.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/275 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guests: Chris Kirsch and Jessica Barker.

  • Clearview AI receives something of a slap in the face, and who is wrestling over an internet wormhole?All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.And don't miss our featured interview with Artur Kane of GoodAccess.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/274 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Artur Kane.

  • We find out why calls to Dublin airport's noise complaints line have soared, and Carole quizzes Graham to celebrate World Password Day.All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.And don't miss our special featured interview with Clint Dovholuk of NetFoundry.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/273 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Clint Dovholuk.

  • Members of The Bored Ape Yacht Club get that sinking feeling, a face unwittingly launches hundreds of romance scams, and is an as-yet unseen Kim Kardashian sex tape a load of old Roblox?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 BBC's cyber correspondent Joe Tidy.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/272 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Joe Tidy.

  • A man loses $650,000 from his cryptocurrency wallet after his Apple iCloud account is hacked, video conferencing apps may not be muting your mic quite the way you imagined, and Google has unblurred military bases in Russia... or has it? 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 Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/271 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Dave Bittner.

  • Pulchritudinous women with glossy long hair are targeting Israeli officials via Facebook - but why? Scammers have found a new way to gain access to your most sensitive information - but how? And armchair detectives are helping investigating cold cases involving DNA - but should they?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 Maria Varmazis.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/270 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Maria Varmazis.

  • There's monkey business involving cryptocurrency thieves and MailChimp, a stalker exploits his ex-partner's CCTV cameras, and what are the naughty words Amazon doesn't want its staff using?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 Zoë Rose.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/269 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Zoë Rose.

  • Strange goings-on on LinkedIn, Ukraine publishes a list of alleged Russian FSB agents, and police in Pittsburgh investigate an odd report of an active shooter.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 Lazarus Heist's Geoff White.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/268 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Geoff White.

  • A Russian bank tells its customers to stop installing security updates, an Apple employee ends up in hot water, and learn our tips to avoid being virtually kidnapped.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 Anna Brading.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/267 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Anna Brading.

  • Germany tells consumers to stop using Kaspersky anti-virus products, OSINT reveals a secret government department (with help from an Apple AirTag), and the UK says it's taking a hard line on cyberflashing.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 Chris Kirsch.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/266 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Chris Kirsch.

  • The most famous policeman in Nigeria is in hot water over his links to Hushpuppi, has your Amazon Echo been talking to itself, and can an AI girlfriend save your marriage?All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.Plus don't miss our featured interview with Jason Meller of Kolide.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/265 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Jason Meller.

  • Why might Russian EV chargers be displaying an anti-Putin message? Why are Telegram groups sharing sharing explicit images of women without their consent? And who is watching you in the workplace?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 Jessica Barker.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/264 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guest: Jessica Barker.

  • Ooh la la! Horreur Wi-Fi en France! Some folks have experienced the drawbacks of Web 3.0 as their NFTs are stolen, and should computers own the copyright over the art they produce?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 Mark Stockley.And don't miss our featured interview with Sean Herbert of baramundi.Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/263 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.Follow the show on Twitter at @SmashinSecurity, or on the Smashing Security subreddit, or visit our website for more episodes.Remember: Follow us on Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app, to catch all of the episodes as they go live. Thanks for listening!Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks. Special Guests: Mark Stockley and Sean Herbert.