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Graham Cluley
  • Jail for man who hacked 1000 student email accounts in search for sexually explicit images

    Graham Cluley
    A poorly-secured password reset utility allowed a man to access more than 1,000 email accounts at a New York City-area university in a hunt for sexually explicit photographs and videos.
    Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
  • Communication is key when responding to a cybersecurity incident

    Graham Cluley
    Ensure that a thought-through communication strategy is a key part of your response plan to a cybersecurity incident.
    Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.
  • Triumph for Twitch over the viewbots

    Graham Cluley
    A US court has ruled in the favour of videogame-streaming service Twitch against two bot-makers who sold a service to artificially inflate Twitch channels' number of viewers and fans.
  • Reddit rolls out 2FA to all its users

    Graham Cluley
    Reddit users can now secure their accounts with two-factor authentication (2FA).
    Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
  • Smashing Security #062: Tinder spying, Amazon shoplifting, and petrol pump malware

    Graham Cluley
    Your Tinder swipes can be spied upon, Amazon is opening high street stores that don't require any staff, and Russian fuel pumps are being infected with malware in an elaborate scheme to make large amounts of money.
    With Carole on a top secret special assignment, it's left to security veteran Graham Cluley to discuss all this and much much more on the "Smashing Security" podcast with special guests David McClelland and Vanja Švajcer.
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    Graham Cluley
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  • Sonic the Hedgehog accused of leaking Android users' data

    Graham Cluley
    Researchers claim some Sega Android games are leaking users’ geolocation and device data.
  • MailChimp plugs a hole that could have leaked your email address

    Graham Cluley
    MailChimp has been leaking subscribers’ email addresses. But it's not the biggest leak ever, and certainly not the most practical to exploit at a large scale.
  • Less than 10% of Gmail users have enabled two-factor authentication

    Graham Cluley
    Don't make life easy for account hackers. Defend your online accounts with two-step verification.
    Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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