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Graham Cluley
Graham Cluley
Independent security analyst

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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433,000 Ford cars to be recalled because of software bug – would you have preferred an internet update?

Cars which are capable of receiving instructions via the internet (such as software updates) are potentially more at risk of being hacked or meddled with than those which don’t.

How to steal PGP encryption keys (using radio waves and pita bread)

An ingenious team of Israeli security researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered a way to steal secret encryption keys using a gadget so small it can be hidden inside some pita bread.

Top US baseball team accused of hacking rival

The St. Louis Cardinals, one the United States’s top major league baseball teams, is being investigated for allegedly hacking into the computer systems of sporting rivals.

US Army website defaced by Syrian Electronic Army hackers

Hackers, supportive of the Assad regime in Syria, have successfully compromised content displayed on the US Army’s website, popping up messages to visitors

Is your GoPro camera secretly spying on you?

Poor choices of passwords can lead to your privacy being breached, after researchers revealed just how easy it could be for hackers to break into GoPro cameras.

IRS hacker attack puts US tax payers at risk

The IRS has admitted that for more than two months malicious hackers targeted its systems, and managed to gain access to information about more than 100,000 tax payers.

Moose – the router worm with an appetite for social networks

A new worm is infecting routers in order to commit social networking fraud, hijacking victims’ internet connections in order to “like” posts and pages, “view” videos and “follow” other accounts.

MMORPG hacker stripped to his underwear and executed online, watched by almost a million people

Guild Wars 2’s security team serves tough justice on teleporting hacker.

Hackers blamed for Bridezilla post on photographer’s Facebook page

Is a hacker really to blame for unflattering comments posted on a wedding photographer’s Facebook page?

Thirty Meter Telescope website falls over in hacktivist DDoS attack

Hacktivists have launched a distributed denial-of-service attack against the website of TMT (Thirty Meter Telescope), which is planned to be the Northern hemisphere’s largest, most advanced optical telescope.

The dirty secrets of webcam-hacking peeping toms and sextortionists

Virtually every computer sold today comes with a dirty little secret. It can spy on you. Learn more, and how to protect yourself.

Kendall Jenner has her Twitter hacked, and rude things are said about Justin Bieber

Twitter hackers hit the account of TV reality star Kendall Jenner, posting tweets about her father and Justin Bieber. Kendall Jenner is the latest member of the Kardashian Klan to have suffered at the hands of hackers.

Twitter and YouTube blocked in Turkey over hostage photos

Access to popular social media sites such as Twitter and YouTube has been shut down in Turkey, following a court ruling today.

Hilton HHonors accounts put at risk of hijacking through simple web flaw

Security researchers discovered a vulnerability on the Hilton HHonors website, making it straightforward to hijack any other user’s account.

BBC website goes offline, but Jeremy Clarkson probably not to blame

This weekend, the BBC’s website went offline. The first conclusion many people jump to? It must be the work of Anonymous hacktivists angry about the suspension of Jeremy Clarkson. But how likely is that?

The human cost of phone hacking

Phone hacking ruined the lives of celebrities, and – in at least one case – almost drove a victim to suicide.

DDoS attack on feminist blog backfires on International Women’s Day

An attempt to silence feminism blog Femsplain backfires on DDoS attackers, as they only help to raise its profile.

Hillary Clinton used personal email for government business, putting security at risk

Hillary Clinton might be in hot water after it is revealed that she never had an official email account, but was instead using a personal one. That’s potentially a breach of federal law, but it’s definitely a security risk.

Anthem hack puts at least 8.8 million NON-customers at risk

Even if you’re not a customer of health insurer Anthem, your data could have been put at risk. Be on your guard.

Did GCHQ illegally spy on you? Here’s how to find out

Law enforcement agencies shouldn’t be above the law.

Find out if the UK’s GCHQ illegally spied on you…

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