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Graham Cluley
  • Smashing Security #170: PornHub, Coronavirus apps, and remote working

    Graham Cluley
    It’s a self-isolated Coronavirus special as we discuss with our quarantined special guest how COVID-19 is making itself felt in the world of cybersecurity, and we offer tips on how to better protect yourself if you’re unexpectedly working from home.
    All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast with Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Malicious Life’s Ran Levi from his attic.
  • More business websites hit by credit-card skimming malware

    Graham Cluley
    In the last few days it has come to light that blender manufacturer NutriBullet and guitar tuition website Truefire fell foul of hackers who planted Magecart-style malicious code on their sites which went undetected for months, stealing the credit card details and personal information from users.
    Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.
  • Talking love and viruses on the BBC World Service

    Graham Cluley
    Can you believe it’s very nearly exactly 20 years since the Love Bug virus spread around the world, infecting millions of computers? No, I can’t either…
    A few weeks ago it was my pleasure to be interviewed by the BBC’s Gabriela Jones for a World Service “Witness History” documentary all about the Love Bug virus (aka ILOVEYOU or LoveLetter), and now you can listen to it too!
  • LastPass releases its 3rd Annual Global Password Security report

    Graham Cluley
    Graham Cluley Security News is sponsored this week by the folks at LastPass. Thanks to the great team there for their support! LastPass has analyzed over 47,000 businesses to bring you insights into security behavior worldwide. The report helps you explore changes in password security practices worldwide, and see where businesses are still putting themselves […]
  • UK intelligence agency warns of cybercriminals exploiting the Coronavirus outbreak

    Graham Cluley
    A division of GCHQ (Britain’s equivalent to the NSA) has warned the public to be on their guard against cybercriminals exploiting the Coronavirus outbreak.
    Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
  • Malicious Coronavirus victim tracking app demands ransom payment from Android users

    Graham Cluley
    A malicious Android app that pretends to warn users about those nearby infected with the COVID-19 Coronavirus actually locks devices, and demands a $100 payment in Bitcoin.
  • Microsoft Teams goes down as Europe starts working from home

    Graham Cluley
    As millions of people across Europe choose to work remotely rather than head into the office in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, a widely-used communication and collaboration tool has gone down.
  • Phishing attacks exploit YouTube redirects to catch the unwary

    Graham Cluley
    Attackers are increasingly exploiting the fact that email gateways turn a blind eye to links to popular sites such as YouTube, in order to phish passwords from unsuspecting computer users.
    Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
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    Graham Cluley
    Graham Cluley Security News is sponsored this week by the folks at Recorded Future. Thanks to the great team there for their support! At Recorded Future, we believe every security team can benefit from threat intelligence. That’s why we’ve published “The Threat Intelligence Handbook.” It’s aimed at helping security professionals realize the advantages of threat […]
  • Smashing Security #169: Burglaries, breaches, and bidets

    Graham Cluley
    How one guy’s exercise routine made him a burglary suspect, how multi-factor authentication can cause headaches as well as stop hacks, and how Virgin Media got itself in a pickle over its sloppy data security.
    All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis.