Pulchritudinous women with glossy long hair are targeting Israeli officials via Facebook – but why? Scammers have found a new way to gain access to your most sensitive information – but how? And armchair detectives are helping investigating cold cases involving DNA – but should they?
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 Maria Varmazis.
Smashing Security #270: 'Bearded Barbie, EDR scams, and hobbyist crime detectives'
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Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault
Maria Varmazis – @mvarmazis
- How Barbie's body size would look in real life — Daily Mail.
- Operation Bearded Barbie: APT-C-23 Campaign Targeting Israeli Officials — Cybereason.
- Hackers Gaining Power of Subpoena Via Fake “Emergency Data Requests” — Brian Krebs.
- What we know about the increase in U.S. murders in 2020 — Pew Research Center.
- The History of DNA: From Crime Scenes to Consumer Goods — University of West Florida.
- How an Unlikely Family History Website Transformed Cold Case Investigations — The New York Times.
- DNA Databases Are Boon to Police But Menace to Privacy, Critics Say — PEW.
- Philanthropists Push Police Searches of DNA Databases — The New York Times.
- Help solve crimes with your DNA — DNASolves.
- Hackers Attacked Two Leading Genetic Genealogy Websites — BuzzFeed.
- How to Pronounce Moët & Chandon? And WHY?! — YouTube.
- How to Pronounce Wednesday? (CORRECTLY) — YouTube.
- Julien Miquel on YouTube.
- Support Maria Varmazis as she raises money for Cancer Research — Pan-Mass Challenge.
- The House (2022 film) — Wikipedia.
- The House — Netflix.
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