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Graham Cluley
  • SIM swap! Man charged after million dollar cryptocurrency theft

    Graham Cluley
    Prosecutors believe 21-year-old Manhattan resident Nicholas Truglia targeted the cellphones of Silicon Valley executives in “SIM-swapping” attacks.
    Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
  • Smashing Security #105: Facebook, Nietzsche, Tesla, and Nicole

    Graham Cluley
    Tesla takes customer service a step too far, is it a romantic gesture or stalking when you email 246 women called Nicole, and Carole finds herself in a Facebook dilemma.
    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 Jessica Barker.
  • High Tail Hall data breach exposes over 400,000 furry fans

    Graham Cluley
    An online fantasy role-playing game where participants can dress up as buxom furry animals has had its user database leaked onto the internet.
  • Hackers target critical WordPress plugin flaw to install backdoors and create admin accounts

    Graham Cluley
    A recently discovered vulnerability in a popular WordPress plugin is being actively exploited in attacks by hackers attempting to install backdoors on websites, inject custom code, and grant themselves admin rights.
    Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
  • Two friends jailed for TalkTalk hack plot

    Graham Cluley
    Judge describes men connected to TalkTalk hack as “individuals of extraordinary talent.” Sigh…
    Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
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  • Multi-factor failure locks out Microsoft Office 365 and Azure users

    Graham Cluley
    Users of Microsoft Azure and Office 365 are struggling to access their accounts today, due to a multi-factor authentication malfunction.
  • Vision Direct hack reveals customer credit card details

    Graham Cluley
    Criminals planted credit-card skimming code on Vision Direct online store.
  • Under attack! Should your company ever ‘hack back’?

    Graham Cluley
    Are targeted companies missing a trick? Could they not use their tech skills to penetrate their attacker’s own computer systems, and launch a counter-attack which might knock out their adversaries’ infrastructure?
    Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.

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