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Graham Cluley
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Graham Cluley is an award-winning security blogger, researcher and public speaker. He has been working in the computer security industry since the early 1990s, having been employed by companies such as Sophos, McAfee and Dr Solomon’s. He has given talks about computer security for some of the world’s largest companies, worked with law enforcement agencies on investigations into hacking groups, and regularly appears on TV and radio explaining computer security threats.

In 2011 he was inducted into the InfoSecurity Europe Hall of Fame.

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Epic Games forums hacked again: Over 800,000 gamers put at risk

More than 800,000 usernames, email addresses, and birth dates are thought to have been stolen by hackers from online forums run by Epic Games.

NSA website goes down as hackers auction stolen ‘cyber weapons’

If you try to visit the NSA’s website right now, you’re in for a big disappointment.

Microsoft says patch your Windows PCs now against critical security vulnerabilities

Don’t rest on your laurels. Patch your vulnerable computer systems now.

Car hacking at speed – where vulnerabilities turn from critical to fatal

What car hacking researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have discovered is worrying enough. But it sends a shudder down the spine to even contemplate how much worse things could be.

Clash of Kings forum hacked, 1.6 million account details put at risk

Vulnerable version of vBulletin thought to be responsible for data breach which could impact almost 1.6 million game players.

Users of iPhones and Macs must update to avoid Stagefright-like bug

Make sure that all your Apple devices are patched before online criminals attempt to take advantage of this flaw.

Pokémon GO goes down: Hackers claim responsibility

Both the OurMine and PoodleCorp hacking gangs appear to be taking credit for Pokémon GO being offline over the weekend. But might there be a more down-to-earth explanation?

Over 1000 Wendy’s restaurants hacked – customers’ credit card details stolen

Fast food giant Wendy’s says that it now believes that more than 1000 of its restaurants across the United States have fallen victim to a hacking gang, who used malware to steal customers’ credit and debit card information.

Please stop spreading the Facebook privacy notice hoax

A widespread hoax is being circulated between Facebook users, in the mistaken belief that posting the message will will give them more control over their privacy.

Scammers claim there is a virus in Apple’s iTunes database

Scammers are once again targeting Apple customers in their attempt to hijack accounts and steal payment information.

32 million Twitter account credentials up for grabs – but site says it wasn’t hacked

Over 30 million Twitter account details are put up for sale on the computer underground.

Mandatory password reset for some Facebook and Netflix users in wake of mega-breaches

Don’t panic. Facebook and Netflix have not suffered a data breach. But it’s quite possible that they are asking you to change your password.

65 million Tumblr users should probably be careful…

65 million Tumblr users have had their details compromised as a result of a recently-discovered breach dating back to 2013. But it’s not just their passwords that they should be concerned about.

Teenager charged over Mumsnet hack and DDoS attack

An 18-year-old man has been charged by British police in connection with an internet attack that saw Mumsnet hacked, users’ accounts breached, passwords stolen, and the site blasted offline.

Adobe warns of Flash zero-day vulnerability, being actively exploited by online criminals

Adobe Flash users find themselves in danger once again, as they wait for an emergency security patch to fix a vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild.

FBI: No, you shouldn’t pay ransomware extortionists

The FBI has published a list of tips to reduce the chance of ransomware being the ruin of your company – and is keen that you don’t pay the extortionists.

Ransomware and the Internet of Things

A report from the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology warns that ransomware could be hitting more than just your regular computer in future…

SMS phishing attackers continue to pursue Apple users

You would be wrong to think that this is just an attempt by the criminals to steal your Apple ID password – bad as that would be. It’s much worse than that.

Trident nuclear system to be updated to protect against hacking attacks

It’s a tough enough job protecting your home computer, or your business network, against the rising threat of malware and determined hackers… imagine if you were responsible for the security of Britain’s nuclear deterrent?

Facebook fights back against creepy impersonating profiles

It’s one of the creepiest things you can experience on Facebook. You stumble across the profile of “another” user who appears to have stolen the details of your life – lock, stock and barrel. And they are spreading slurs about your character, and befriending your contacts…

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