Smashing Security podcast #024: Reality Winner, Gordon Ramsay and a leaky bucket

Three security industry veterans, chatting about computer security and online privacy.

Smashing Security #024: Reality Winner, Gordon Ramsay and a leaky bucket

Evidence of Russia hacking the US election leaks from the NSA and Reality is not a winner, confidential data is accidentally exposed in the cloud by a defence contractor, and Gordon Ramsay has a few choice words for his hacking father-in-law.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest Ian Whalley.

Smashing Security #024: 'Reality Winner, Gordon Ramsay and a leaky bucket'

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Graham Cluley – @gcluley

Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault


Ian Whalley

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Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

4 comments on “Smashing Security podcast #024: Reality Winner, Gordon Ramsay and a leaky bucket”

  1. Joe

    A classic episode guys!

  2. Aryon

    Can't get it to play! :o(

    1. Graham CluleyGraham Cluley · in reply to Aryon

      Hmm, that's odd Aryon. It works ok for me – any problems for anyone else?

      You could try listening directly on the Smashing Security website:

      or alternatively, it should also be possible to listen via Overcast's site:

      Hope that helps.

    2. Bob · in reply to Aryon

      Press play and wait 10 seconds

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