Smashing Security podcast #308: Jail after VPN fail, criminal messaging apps, and wolf-crying watches

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Smashing Security podcast #308: Jail after VPN fail, criminal messaging apps, and wolf-crying watches

When Ubiquiti suffered a hack the world assumed it was just a regular security breach, but the truth was much stranger… why are police happy that criminals keep using end-to-end encrypted messaging systems… and why is the Apple Watch being accused of crying wolf?

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Mark Stockley.

Plus don’t miss our featured interview with SecurEnvoy’s Chris Martin.

Hosts:

Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault

Guest:

Mark Stockley – @markstockley

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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.


Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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