Graham Cluley

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Google’s awkward stalkerware typo said it was ok to spy on your spouse

Google gets in a muddle about its stalkerware policy, after making an unfortunate typo.

Hospital patient dies following botched ransomware attack

When a ransomware attack knocked out systems at a major hospital in Düsseldorf, Germany, there were tragic consequences.

The Dunkin’ Donuts data breach leaves a very bad taste in the mouth

Despite repeated warnings Dunkin' Donuts failed to investigate evidence of a significant data breach, didn't reset passwords, and didn't warn customers... for years.

Hackers pumped and dumped GAS cryptocurrency for $16.8 million, alleges US DOJ

US authorities have charged two Russian men with allegedly defrauding cryptocurrency exchanges and their customers out of at least $16.8 million. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

Smashing Security podcast #196: Smart guns, smart cars, and smart street lights – oh my!

Kalashnikov unveils its “smart” shotgun, San Diego struggles with its street lights, and a researcher reveals how he found a way to hack every Tesla on the planet. 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 … Continue...

Can you crack Monero? IRS offers $625,000 bounty for anyone who can break privacy of cryptocurrency

Do you think you can crack Monero's layers of privacy? The IRS would like to hear from you. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

US Customs has one heck of a false positive over “counterfeit Apple AirPods”

This weekend US Customs and Border Protection at New York’s JFK airport seemed proud to announce that it had “seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple AirPods” coming in from Hong Kong. But take another look...

“Yourefired” was Donald Trump’s Twitter password, claim hackers

According to Dutch magazine, three ethical hackers were able to determine Donald Trump's Twitter password while he was running his US Presidential campaign. A password that had been exposed years before following the notorious LinkedIn hack.

Secure your Zoom account with Two-Factor Authentication

We’ve said it once, we’ve said it twice, we’ve said it one hundred times. Hardening the security of your accounts with two-factor authentication (2FA) can dramatically reduce their chances of being hacked. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security website.

Cryptocurrency exchange Eterbase hacked, $5.4 million worth of funds stolen

European cryptocurrency exchange platform Eterbase has announced that it has suffered a security breach which saw hackers access its network and steal funds worth US $5.4 million. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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