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Graham Cluley
  • US Senators say it shouldn’t be a secret when they’ve been hacked

    Graham Cluley
    Federal agencies and companies are required by law to disclose breaches, but Congress is under no such obligation - meaning that the public may have no idea that their political representatives have been hit.
    Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
  • Smashing Security #119: Hijacked homes, porn passports, and ransomware regret

    Graham Cluley
    A $150 million mansion is hijacked online, Brits will soon have to scan their passport to watch internet porn, and are organisations right to pay up when hit by ransomware?
    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 technology broadcaster David McClelland.
  • Online safety cartoons for young kids

    Graham Cluley
    A series of cartoons are aiming to educate children as young as four about how to stay safe online.
  • Man arrested for selling one million Netflix, Spotify, Hulu passwords

    Graham Cluley
    The WickedGen website bragged that it had over 120,000 users and almost one million sets of account details, offering monthly and yearly membership plans for those who wanted “access to thousands of premium accounts across a huge range of services.”
    Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
  • Why real-time intelligence matters for managing third-party risk

    Graham Cluley
    Graham Cluley Security News is sponsored this week by the folks at Recorded Future. Thanks to the great team there for their support!
    As leading companies in every industry today are undergoing digital transformation, the lines are blurring between any one organization and its partners, suppliers, vendors, and other third parties.
    In this new report, ESG examines how these business relationships can introduce new risks that need to be identified and managed “as if these third parties were part of the enterprise itself.”
    Download your copy now of “Third-Party Risk: Why Real-Time Intelligence Matters”
    About Recorded Future
    Recorded Future delivers the only complete threat intelligence solution powered by patented machine learning to lower risk. We empower organizations to reveal unknown threats before they impact business, and enable teams to respond to alerts 10 times faster. To supercharge the efforts of security teams, our technology automatically collects and analyzes intelligence from technical, open web, and dark web sources and aggregates customer-proprietary data.
    Recorded Future delivers more context than threat feeds, updates in real time so intelligence stays relevant, and centralizes information ready for human analysis, collaboration, and integration with security technologies. 91 percent of the Fortune 100 use Recorded Future.

    If you’re interested in sponsoring my site for a week, and reaching an IT-savvy audience that cares about computer security, you can find more information here.
  • Citrix hackers may have stolen six terabytes worth of files

    Graham Cluley
    The FBI suspects that the hackers used a technique known as “password spraying”.
  • Facebook sues quiz app developers who allegedly stole users’ private data through browser plugins

    Graham Cluley
    Facebook is taking a stand against a pair of Ukrainian app developers who it claims scraped personal information from users’ profiles.
    Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
  • Hackable car alarms leave three million cars at risk of hijack

    Graham Cluley
    Millions of car owners were left at risk of having their vehicles stolen, because of the poor security of third-party app-connected car alarms.
    Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
  • Facebook Messenger bug made it possible for hackers to see who you have been chatting with

    Graham Cluley
    A security researcher has revealed details of a flaw in Facebook Messenger that made it possible for “any website to expose who you have been messaging with.”
  • Thousands of patients impacted by ransomware attack at medical billing company

    Graham Cluley
    Following a ransomware attack at a medical billing company, thousands of patients are being warned that their highly sensitive medical information and personal details were amongst the data that was breached.
    Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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