Smashing Security podcast #181: Anti-cybercrime ads, tricky tracing, and a 5G Bioshield

Industry veterans, chatting about computer security and online privacy.

Graham Cluley
@gcluley


Police are hoping to stop kids becoming cybercriminals by bombarding them with Google Ads, phishers rub their hands in glee at the NHS track and trace service, and just how does a nano-layer of quantum holographic catalyzer technology make a USB stick cost hundreds of pounds?

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Mark Stockley.

Smashing Security #181: 'Anti-cybercrime ads, tricky tracing, and a 5G Bioshield'

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Hosts:

Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault

Guest:

Mark Stockley – @MarkStockley

Show notes:

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Author: Graham Cluley

Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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