Workers wonder if their colleagues are actually AI, and we take a deeper look into the curious scams going on via Booking.com.
All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
- Art Musings – Gratuitous plug for Carole’s new podcast with Sally Anne-Stewart.
- Smashing Security #344: What’s cooking at Booking.com? And a podcast built by AI – Smashing Security.
- Fraudsters target Booking.com customers claiming hotel stay could be cancelled – Graham Cluley.
- Scammers try to trick Graham again via Booking.com – Twitter.
- ‘Thieves used fake Booking.com emails to steal £1,000 from me before my wedding’ – The Mirror. Includes gratuitous mention of Graham’s hunt for aubergines.
- Unmasking a Sophisticated Phishing Campaign That Targets Hotel Guests – Akamai.
- Did AI Write Product Reviews? Gannett Says No – The New York Times.
- Is my co-worker AI? Bizarre product reviews leave Gannett staff wondering – The Verge.
- How to spot a fake review – Which?
- Lonely Water – Public information film from 1973.
- Scarred for Life Volume 1: The 1970s – Lulu.
- Scarred for Life Volume 2: Television in the 1980s – Lulu.
- Scarred for Life Twitter account.
- Say More with Dr? Sheila – Apple Podcasts.
- Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.