A cryptocurrency hack leads us down a maze of twisty little passages, Joe Biden’s commercial spyware bill, and Utah gets tough on social media sites.
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 The Register’s Iain Thomson.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Iain Thomson – @iainthomson
- Tweet by Euler Finance confirming security breach – Twitter.
- Euler Finance to Offer $1M Reward as It Reels From Nearly $200M Exploit – Coindesk.
- Hackers stole over $500m in cryptocurrency in record-making heist, Ronin says – The Guardian.
- Hacker Behind $200M Euler Attack Apologizes, Returns Millions in Ether, Dai to Protocol – Coindesk.
- President Biden kind of mostly bans commercial spyware from US govt – The Register.
- Utah Law Could Curb Use of TikTok and Instagram by Children and Teens – New York Times.
- Utah’s social media for kids law could be coming to a state near you – Vox.
- Utah Governor Spencer Cox signs a landmark social media bill – YouTube.
- RRR – Netflix.
- RRR trailer – YouTube.
- RRR Naatu Naatu dance scene – YouTube.
- Best films of 2022 in the UK, No 7: RRR – The Guardian.
- He Died with a Felafel in His Hand – Wikipedia.
- Swarm – Amazon Prime.
- Night of the Lepus – Wikipedia.
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