Smashing Security podcast #252: Hotel hacks, workplace spies, and the FBI

Industry veterans, chatting about computer security and online privacy.

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Smashing Security podcast #252: Hotel hacks, workplace spies, and the FBI

Booking.com got hacked five years ago, and didn’t tell its customers… but now we know who might have been behind it. Bossware rears its ugly head again in the workplace, spying on employees. And did you receive a warning email from the FBI?

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 Brian Klaas of the “Power Corrupts” podcast.

Plus we have a featured interview with Perimeter 81 co-founder and CEO Amit Bareket.

Smashing Security #252: 'Hotel hacks, workplace spies, and the FBI'

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Hosts:

Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault

Guest:

Brian Klaas – @brianklaas

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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