In a new "Smashing Security" podcast we chat with Jamie Bartlett about his hit "Missing Cryptoqueen" podcast, amongst... uh... other topics.
49% of workers, when forced to update their password, reuse the same one with just a minor change.
Snatch ransomware reboots Windows in Safe Mode to bypass anti-virus protection
Cut-and-paste goof reveals HackerOne session cookie, and earns bug hunter $20,000.
Alright, I tried this on Twitter and it failed, so let's see if it works here.
I'm looking for a #mentor to help me with EliteSec, specifically around marketing and lead gen. This is my first startup, but I'm not new to the culture, just running it. It's an #infosec consultancy but I'll admit that I've been a corporate shill for 20+ years now and I don't want that anymore.
Please boost for exposure.
Jail for bomb hoaxer who targeted Super Bowl, Houses of Parliament, and schools for Jewish children.
Cryptocurrency exchange locks its cold wallet as CEO "goes missing".
Sextortion with a twist of Litecoin.
Internet users are being sent sextortion emails, claiming to have recorded videos of their X-rated website visits and demanding payment be made in Litecoin.
Good luck to my cool podcast partner-in-crime Carole Theriault who is appearing at the LastPass event up in Manchester with Jessica Barker this evening.
I gave her a call earlier today to see if she was prepared and had finished packing her suitcase...
Listen to a 20 min segment of our podcast - about the 2014 Sony Pictures hack - in all good podcast apps: https://link.chtbl.com/smashingsecurity or join us on Patreon for the bonus episode in its entirety.
It is proven! I am grahamcluley on Keybase: https://keybase.io/grahamcluley/sigchain#921a0eb8897c9858f1ce2a35fc5d65571c514f4ce8fbbca388a276b000d98e130f
Twitter finally upgrades its 2FA security feature. Mobile number no longer required!
I've always been a bit puzzled that I had to log in after confirming my email address. Well, some kind person just added an account using my email on bitcoin.com. Curious, of course I confirmed the address and suddenly I was logged in, no password required. Might not be the best solution. No money on the account though...
In the latest "Smashing Security" podcast: A bank has some of the worst password advice ever, travellers are told to be wary when USB charging their smartphones and laptops, and a gamer has his YouTube account hacked.
Twitter warns verified users against attempts to mislead public after Conservative factcheckUK stunt.
If politicians are serious about the need to rebuild the public's trust, deceptive stunts like the one pulled off last night by the Conservative Party need to be consigned to the trash can.
Bad boy of Brexit Arron Banks hacked, private Twitter messages leaked.
Come see me speak at IRISSCON in Dublin this week about cybercriminals
In the latest "Smashing Security" podcast, cryptically entitled "A buttock of biometrics", we discuss:
→ Labour's "sophisticated" cyberattack
→ Apple's sexist credit card
→ Google's Project Nightingale
→ Much much more!
The British Home Office's app for EU citizens applying to live and work in the UK post-Brexit "could allow hackers to steal phone numbers, addresses and passport details."
But is this something worth losing any sleep over?
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