Smashing Security podcast #294: The Virgin trains swindler, cyber clowns, and AirTag election debacle

Smashing Security podcast #294: The Virgin trains swindler, cyber clowns, and AirTag election debacle

Someone’s election-fiddling is uncovered with an Apple AirTag, a cyber scandal rocks Germany, and a swindler steals a fortune due to trains being delayed.

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 runZero’s Chris Kirsch.

Plus don’t miss our featured interview with Akamai’s Patrick Sullivan talking about bots in the retail sector.

Hosts:

Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault

Guest:

Chris Kirsch – @chris_kirsch

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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon’s Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.