Microsoft warns about a hacking gang that is far from cuddly, algorithms rather than managers are firing people, and our guest receives a surprising email from “Amazon”…
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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 David Bisson.
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- Cozy Bear — Wikipedia.
- Bears in the Midst: Intrusion Into the Democratic National Committee — Crowdstrike.
- Coronavirus: Russian cyber spies attempting to steal vaccine research from Britain, US and Canada — Sky News.
- New Nobelium activity — Microsoft Security Response Center.
- Smashing Security episode 214: "Lockdown love scams, SolarWinds, and a data deletion bungle."
- Screenshot of email David received from "Amazon"
- This $1.3 Million Vibrator Is One Of The World's Most Expensive Sex Toys — Forbes.
- Amazon Flex.
- AI at work: Staff 'hired and fired by algorithm' — BBC News.
- Fired by Bot: Amazon Turns to Machine Managers And Workers Are Losing Out — Bloomberg.
- Horror stories from Amazon Flex workers — Reddit.
- Art'n'Doodles from Carole Theriault — Carole.wtf
- ⎌ Nurture ⎌ — Porter Robinson.
- How John Berger changed our way of seeing art — The Conversation.
- Ways of Seeing Episode 1, with John Berger — YouTube.
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