Should possessing malware be illegal in itself? How did a Russian cryptocurrency exchange millionaire lose his fortune? And what on earth are Amazon Ring doorbell cams up to now?
All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Lisa Forte.
And don't miss our special featured interview with Adrian Sanabria, all about Thinkst Canary.
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Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.
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Special Guests: Adrian Sanabria and Lisa Forte.
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Senate Bill 30 (PDF)Maryland: Make malware possession a crime! Yes, yes, researchers get a free pass — The Register.The City Of Baltimore Blew Off A $76,000 Ransomware Demand Only To Find Out A Bunch Of Its Data Had Never Been Backed Up — Techdirt.Smashing Security 151: Frankly, sometimes paying the ransom is a good idea.Maryland Computer Crimes Laws — FindLaw.Maryland Cookies TV advert — YouTube.Hunting the missing millions from collapsed cryptocurrency — BBC News.Inside the hellish workday of an Amazon warehouse employee — New York Post.Ring Doorbell App Packed with Third-Party Trackers — Electronic Frontier Foundation.Nicholas Parsons: 'Broadcasting legend' dies at 96 after short illness — BBC News.Just a Minute — Wikipedia.Nicholas Parsons interviewed by Richard Herring — YouTube.Her Story - A Video Game About a Woman Talking to the Police.Her Story trailer — YouTube.Her Story follow-up takes place on a stolen NSA hard drive — Polygon.Bezos learns the harsh lesson of texting a crown prince fond of crucifixions — Marina Hyde, writing in The Guardian.Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)