Graham Cluley

Google Chrome wants to fix your unsafe passwords

3 days 10 hours ago
In the coming weeks Google will be rolling out a new feature to users of its Chrome browser which will make it easier to check for weak passwords and warn if stored passwords have been compromised in a past data breach. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
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Smashing Security podcast #211: Fleeking, COVID-19 hacking, and Bitcoin balls-ups

3 days 23 hours ago
Your privacy may be at risk if you're on Fleek, hackers not only steal COVID-19 vaccine data but then tamper with it to spread mistrust, and the Bitcoin bungles keep on coming... 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 Hacker Valley Studio's Ron Eddings.
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How most large cloud breaches happen revealed in Orca Security report

4 days 5 hours ago
The world of cybersecurity isn’t fair. Security teams need to secure everything, but attackers need only find one weak link. For most organizations, cloud workload security is dependent upon the installation and maintenance of security agents across all assets. Something that rarely happens, as Orca Security's new report reveals.
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Orca Security public cloud security report reveals how most large cloud breaches happen

1 week 3 days ago
Graham Cluley Security News is sponsored this week by the folks at Orca Security. Thanks to the great team there for their support! You’re probably familiar with the shared responsibility model. The basic idea is that public cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) keep their platforms … Continue reading "Orca Security public cloud security report reveals how most large cloud breaches happen"
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Smashing Security podcast #210: DC rioters ID’d, Energydots, and ransomware gets you in a pickle

1 week 3 days ago
Penile penal problems, identifying rioters in Washington DC, and can a sticker protect you from radiation? 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 The Cyberwire's Dave Bittner. And don't miss our featured interview with CrowdSec's Philippe Humeau.
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Donald Trump’s presidency ended today, claims altered US State Department website

1 week 6 days ago
The biographies of outgoing US President Donald Trump and his Vice President Mike Pence were mysteriously changed on the official US State Department website at some point on Monday. Visitors to www.state.gov were unable to view facts about the country's top politicians, as somebody appeared to have mysteriously wiped them - only to be replace them with a solitary line detailing the end of their term.
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Ransomware gangs scavenge for sensitive data by targeting top executives

1 week 6 days ago
In their attempt to extort as much money as quickly as possible out of companies, ransomware gang know some effective techniques to get the full attention of a firm's management team. And one of them is to specifically target the sensitive information stored on the computers used by a company's top executives, in the hope of finding valuable data that can best pressure bosses into approving the payment of a sizeable ransom. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
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