53 min

Hacking hotels, Google’s AI goof, and cyberflashing Smashing Security

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Security researchers find a way to unlock millions of hotel rooms, the UK introduces cyberflashing laws, and Google's AI search pushes malware and scams.
All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by T-Minus's Maria Varmazis.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Episode links:
Unsaflok - Security vulnerabilities in Saflok hotel locks.3 million doors open to uninvited guests in keycard exploit - The Register.Hackers Found a Way to Open Any of 3 Million Hotel Keycard Locks in Seconds - Wired.Google's new AI search results promotes sites pushing malware, scams - Bleeping Computer.Man who sent nude picture to teenage girl is jailed under new cyberflashing laws  - The Independent.Cyber-flashing convict is first to be jailed under new law - BBC News.What to do if you’re a victim of cyber flashing and how to report it - Metro.The first cyberflasher has been convicted: meet the woman who made it happen - Yahoo!What is cyber flashing? 'Banter' – or a sinister breach of consent - UK News.Love Island star sent unsolicited pictures online calls for tougher cyber laws - Bristol Live.Secret Agent Shenanigans: 13 Weird Spy Weapons And Gadgets - Stay Weird.Baldur’s Gate 3.Merlin Bird ID - Conell Labs.Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)
Sponsored by:
Kiteworks – Step into the future of secure managed file transfer with Kiteworks.Vanta – Expand the scope of your security program with market-leading compliance automation… while saving time and money. Smashing Security listeners get 20% off!Kolide

Security researchers find a way to unlock millions of hotel rooms, the UK introduces cyberflashing laws, and Google's AI search pushes malware and scams.
All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by T-Minus's Maria Varmazis.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Episode links:
Unsaflok - Security vulnerabilities in Saflok hotel locks.3 million doors open to uninvited guests in keycard exploit - The Register.Hackers Found a Way to Open Any of 3 Million Hotel Keycard Locks in Seconds - Wired.Google's new AI search results promotes sites pushing malware, scams - Bleeping Computer.Man who sent nude picture to teenage girl is jailed under new cyberflashing laws  - The Independent.Cyber-flashing convict is first to be jailed under new law - BBC News.What to do if you’re a victim of cyber flashing and how to report it - Metro.The first cyberflasher has been convicted: meet the woman who made it happen - Yahoo!What is cyber flashing? 'Banter' – or a sinister breach of consent - UK News.Love Island star sent unsolicited pictures online calls for tougher cyber laws - Bristol Live.Secret Agent Shenanigans: 13 Weird Spy Weapons And Gadgets - Stay Weird.Baldur’s Gate 3.Merlin Bird ID - Conell Labs.Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)
Sponsored by:
Kiteworks – Step into the future of secure managed file transfer with Kiteworks.Vanta – Expand the scope of your security program with market-leading compliance automation… while saving time and money. Smashing Security listeners get 20% off!Kolide

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