How did investigators ask a romance scammer out on a date, how are smart homes continuing to play dumb, and is it time for social media sites to do more about racist football fans?
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 BBC technology reporter Zoe Kleinman.
Zoe Kleinman – @zsk
- How Does The Secret Service Track Fugitives? One Romance Scammer Hunt Started With A Simple Text — Forbes.
- Stingrays bought, quietly used by police forces across England — Ars Technica.
- Euro 2020: Why abuse remains rife on social media — BBC News.
- Clapper commercial — YouTube.
- Samsung Washing Machine App Requires Access to Your Contacts and Location — Vice.
- Why first-time buyers should buy into smart home tech for their first move — Property Reporter.
- Graham Cluley with his Columbo mug — Twitter.
- The Columbophile fan site.
- How Columbo Became an Unlikely Quarantine Hit — GQ.
- Bose QuietComfort Earbuds — Bose.
- Late Night POV Cooking with J Kenji López-Alt — YouTube.
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