Smashing Security podcast #250: Yes, you heard that correctly. Two hundred and fifty

Industry veterans, chatting about computer security and online privacy.

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Smashing Security podcast #250: Yes, you heard that correctly. Two hundred and fifty

A game about Squid Game pulls the rug from under cryptocurrency investors in what appears to be a scam, PayPal hackers use a devious trick to break into 2FA-protected accounts, and have you received a job offer that’s too good to be true?

All this and much more is discussed in this celebratory edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Dr Jessica Barker.

Plus don’t miss our featured interview with the CEO and president of Qualys, Sumedh Thakar.

Oh, and huge thanks to Darknet Diaries’ Jack Rhysider, F-Secure’s Mikko Hyppönen, The Cyberwire’s Dave Bittner, and Host Unknown’s Andrew Agnês, Thom Langford, and Javvad Malik for their special contributions to this episode.

Smashing Security #250: 'Yes, you heard that correctly. Two hundred and fifty'

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Hosts:

Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault

Guests:

Jessica Barker – @drjessicabarker

Show notes:

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Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.

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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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