Smashing Security podcast #304: Oxford’s dating disaster, cheap security robots, and faking a suicide

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Graham Cluley
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Smashing Security podcast #304: Oxford's dating disaster, cheap security robots, and faking a suicide

Someone called OxShagger thinks he has come up with the perfect Valentine’s surprise for Oxford students, but is the way he has gone about “bookworms with benefits” really a good idea? Robot security guards are trundling the streets of – you guessed it – America. And a writer of paranormal bully romances (no, we don’t know what that means either) returns from the grave…

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 Host Unknown’s Andrew Agnês.

Hosts:

Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault

Guest:

Andrew Agnês

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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
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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, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.

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