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Smashing Security podcast.

Join computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault as they chat about cybercrime, hacking and online privacy.

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May 25, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S8 claims that its iris recognition technology provides "airtight security", but the Chaos Computer Club knows better and shows how it can be easily bypassed. Australian researchers create a wearable gizmo that authenticates you through your walk, but is it ever going to be practical? Mac malware...


May 18, 2017

The WannaCry ransomware has struck! But before we tackle that subject, and who we should blame for one of the highest profile malware attacks for years, we discuss how HP has been unwittingly capturing the keystrokes of its laptop users. Then we briefly discuss what might be the worst cinema date in history,...


May 10, 2017

Gizmodo's attempt to reveal Donald Trump's administration ineptitude when it comes to cybersecurity fails to impress.  Mac users are warned that the HandBrake DVD-ripping app has been compromised by malware.  And will the US Army insist IT security professionals spend months ironing their bedsheets..?

All this and more...


May 3, 2017

On May 4th 2000, the Love Bug virus (also known as ILOVEYOU or LoveLetter) rapidly spread around the world, clogging up email systems.

Computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault are joined this week by special guest John Hawes for a trip down memory lane.

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Apr 27, 2017

Security firm Webroot drops a clanger when it declared Windows was malicious and borked customers' PCs, millennials are streaming a lot of movies illegally, and blackmailers are targeting members of the Ashley Madison cheating site again.

All this and more is discussed by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and...