Graham Cluely

When your every keystroke, mouse click, and website visit is monitored by your boss…

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:45am
Shibu Philip has done a great service. Now everyone knows to steer well clear of working for him or his company Transcend.
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Should your employer know who you’re dating *outside* work?

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 8:54am
The Coronavirus pandemic has pretty much killed off office romances, and the chances of a snog in the stationery cupboard, but now at least one firm might be pooping over romance outside of the workplace as well. Do you think relationships outside the office should be vetted for whether they pose a cybersecurity threat?
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Graham Cluely Security Blog - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 7:10am
Many thanks to the great folks at Recorded Future, who have sponsored my writing for the past week. Recorded Future empowers your organization, revealing unknown threats before they impact your business, and helping your teams respond to alerts 10 times faster. How does it do this? By automatically collecting and analyzing intelligence from technical, open … Continue reading "Elite security intelligence at zero cost – use Recorded Future Express… for FREE!"
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The Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 source code leaks online

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 8:35am
Various media outlets are reporting that the source code for the legacy operating systems Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 have leaked online. Do they pose a risk?
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Microsoft warns hackers are actively targeting Zerologon vulnerability. Patch pronto!

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 10:02am
If there are active attacks in the wild, if the DHS is ordering federal agencies to defend themselves, and if Zerologon is so easy to exploit, don't you think your business should be patching itself as soon as possible?
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Instagram photo flaw could have helped hackers spy via users’ cameras and microphones

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 8:22am
A critical vulnerability in Instagram's Android and iOS apps could have allowed remote attackers to run malicious code, snoop on unsuspecting users, and hijack control of smartphone cameras and microphones. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
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Smashing Security podcast #197: Greedy bosses, game cheats, and virtual beheadings

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 7:05pm
Why are Zoom and Twitter making some people disappear? How are Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cheats getting their just desserts? And the founder of a anti cyber-fraud firm is charged with fraud. 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 Mark Stockley.
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Rogue Shopify staff accessed customer records, says ecommerce platform investigating security breach

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 8:42am
Shopify, the major ecommerce platform which powers many online stores, has revealed that it suffered a serious breach of security at the hands of two rogue employees. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
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Ransomware attack foiled, but details of 540,000 sports referees still stolen by hackers

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 7:55am
A ransomware attack detected and blocked at ArbiterSports, but only after sensitive data was exfiltrated. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
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Activision denies reports 500,000 Call of Duty accounts have been hacked

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 6:49am
Reusing passwords is a recipe for disaster, as hackers will use a password breached in one place to break into other online accounts. Password reuse is one of the biggest mistakes you can make on the internet. Always use unique passwords and (whenever available) enable two-factor authentication.
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Does your business have a Well-Known URL for changing passwords? It should!

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 2:59am
If you're a business which has a website that customers access via a password, spend a few minutes create your own .well-known/change-password which points users to the correct place. Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.
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I’m not interested in this Nigerian restaurant’s emails…

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 8:27am
I'm sure their food is lovely, but I don't think they're going to deliver to me in Oxford, England, are they? Or if they did I'd have to give the delivery driver a stonking tip.
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Free ebook: Aligning cyber skills with the MITRE ATT&CK framework

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 7:34am
Graham Cluley Security News is sponsored this week by the folks at Immersive Labs. Thanks to the great team there for their support! Attacks and breaches are a fact of life. They happen. What’s most important is how well your organisation responds. And technology isn’t enough. Your staff must be ready too. Immersive Labs delivers … Continue reading "Free ebook: Aligning cyber skills with the MITRE ATT&CK framework"
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Google’s awkward stalkerware typo said it was ok to spy on your spouse

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 11:12am
Google gets in a muddle about its stalkerware policy, after making an unfortunate typo.
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Hospital patient dies following botched ransomware attack

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 6:54am
When a ransomware attack knocked out systems at a major hospital in Düsseldorf, Germany, there were tragic consequences.
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The Dunkin’ Donuts data breach leaves a very bad taste in the mouth

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 10:01am
Despite repeated warnings Dunkin' Donuts failed to investigate evidence of a significant data breach, didn't reset passwords, and didn't warn customers... for years.
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Hackers pumped and dumped GAS cryptocurrency for $16.8 million, alleges US DOJ

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 8:04am
US authorities have charged two Russian men with allegedly defrauding cryptocurrency exchanges and their customers out of at least $16.8 million. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
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Smashing Security podcast #196: Smart guns, smart cars, and smart street lights – oh my!

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 7:09pm
Kalashnikov unveils its “smart” shotgun, San Diego struggles with its street lights, and a researcher reveals how he found a way to hack every Tesla on the planet. 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 … Continue reading "Smashing Security podcast #196: Smart guns, smart cars, and smart street lights – oh my!"
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US Customs has one heck of a false positive over “counterfeit Apple AirPods”

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 8:55am
This weekend US Customs and Border Protection at New York’s JFK airport seemed proud to announce that it had “seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple AirPods” coming in from Hong Kong. But take another look...
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Can you crack Monero? IRS offers $625,000 bounty for anyone who can break privacy of cryptocurrency

Graham Cluely Security Blog - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 7:04am
Do you think you can crack Monero's layers of privacy? The IRS would like to hear from you. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
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