Ransomware rears its head again, Dixons Carphone reveals its data breach was almost 1000% worse than they previously thought, a man is accused of stealing five million dollars worth of cryptocurrency through hijacking mobile phones, and a Canadian guy called Norman is rushing to get the typewriters out of storage.
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 journalist Geoff White.
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- Dixons Carphone admits hack far bigger than originally thought
- Dixons Carphone breach statement (June 2018)
- Dixons Carphone updated breach statement (July 2018)
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- Legion Season 2 Teaser Trailer – YouTube
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