Smashing Security podcast #220: Ransoms, scandals, and glitter bombs

Industry veterans, chatting about computer security and online privacy.

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

PC manufacturer Acer might have received a $50 million ransom demand, a warning spreads on Facebook about a trick being used by hackers, and why are the City of London’s police not happy about Sci Hub?

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 Alex Eckelberry.

Smashing Security #220: 'Ransoms, scandals, and glitter bombs'

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Hosts:

Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault

Guest:

Alex Eckelberry – @alexeck

Show notes:

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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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