In the latest episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast:
A bad software update causes big headaches for Dutch police, but brings temporary freedom to criminals. SIM swaps are in the news again as fraudsters steal millions. And does your cloud photo storage service have a dirty little secret?
Find it in all good podcast apps, or on our website at https://www.smashingsecurity.com/128
Oh, the irony... Malware spread via Best of the Web security seals
Israeli TV's Eurovision webcast hijacked by hackers. Hamas blamed
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Zara Larsson wants your password so she can watch Game of Thrones
IRS extends tax filing deadline following attack on Wolters Kluwer CCH cloud accounting service
Students pull off below-the-belt mailing list prank
Ever app users uploaded billions of photos, unaware they were being used to build a facial recognition system.
Israel strikes back at Hamas’s hacking HQ, a new sextortion email comes with a twist, and Carole saves the world with some help from hacked Roomba vacuum cleaners.
All this and much more in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast.
Listen to the full show at https://www.smashingsecurity.com/127 or in your favourite podcast app.
Malware takes Wolters Kluwer CCH cloud accounting service offline
An attempt to phish my Amazon Web Services account
Facebook sponsored posts selling access to hacked PayPal accounts.
Israel bombs building containing alleged Hamas hackers.
HMRC to finally erase five million voice records it collected without permission
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What's the worst that can happen if you join a Hollywood hard man's Facebook page? What drove a man to hijack a website's name at gunpoint? And can you solve the mystery of the Canadian Hamburglar?
All this and more discussed on the latest episode of the award-winning "Smashing Security" podcast.
Michael Bublé's Instagram suffers cock-up
Sky Broadband firmware update bricks routers using third-party DNS settings
Nine men arrested in United States for stealing millions through business email compromise and romance scams
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