Not a great advert for the Darkside gang.

Report: Colonial Pipeline paid ransomware attackers $5 million, but still had to rely on its own backups.

What's the dumbest thing your boss ever did? Hear my story in the latest "Smashing Security" podcast, with Carole Theriault and special guest Ray [REDACTED].

Join me, Carole Theriault, and special guest David McClelland on the latest episode of the "Smashing Security" podcast where we discuss all things crypto, NFTs, and rip-off ads.

Find it at or in all good podcast apps.

Signal says its Instagram ads were banned for being too honest. Ads revealed what Facebook knew about its users.

If top politicians give out their personal mobile phone numbers willy-nilly or publish them in press releases like Boris Johnson did, then having Popbitch find out is prob the least of your problems. Astonishing intelligence agencies didn't insist BJ change his number years ago.

When I say it's astonishing intelligence agencies didn't insist Boris Johnson change his mobile phone number, I obviously mean *UK* intelligence agencies.

Other countries' intel agencies would have been fine with it.

John Deere has completely and utterly solved the cybersecurity problem... as Mark Stockley explains on the latest "Smashing Security" podcast...

Oh Deere oh dear.

Received an unexpected request to “confirm your Twitter account”? Don’t panic - it was a goof by Twitter, not a phishing attack.

A new "Smashing Security" podcast!

Facebook has managed to do the seemingly impossible – and had a data breach about its handling of a data breach. Meanwhile, we chat to the host of the brand new podcast about North Korea’s hackers targeting the rest of the world, and discuss if an intern can be trusted to monitor your security - with special guest Geoff White.

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