May 18, 2024

Smashing Security podcast #370: The closed loop conundrum, default passwords, and Baby Reindeer

The UK Authorities takes purpose at IoT gadgets delivery with weak or default passwords, a person spends two years incarcerated after being mistaken for the one that stole his id, and are you au fait with the most recent scams?

All this and rather more is mentioned within the newest version of the “Smashing Safety” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Paul Ducklin.

Warning: This podcast might include nuts, grownup themes, and impolite language.


Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault


Paul Ducklin – @duckblog

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Theme tune: “Vinyl Reminiscences” by Mikael Manvelyan.
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