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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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.
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?
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…
More than 30 photos of the celebrities have been posted on Twitter by a hacker who appears to have stolen the pictures from the iCloud account of Styles’s mother, Anne.
If you fail to take proper care, it would be all too easy to type your password into a phishing site and hand control of your website over to a online criminal gang.
Linux users should not fool themselves into believing that they are somehow magically immune from malware attacks.
A troubling vulnerability has been uncovered that may make you think twice about ever even temporarily allowing a friend, partner or acquaintance to use your new LG V10 Android smartphone.
There is no such thing as a free lunch, and even if there was… who likes airline food that much anyway?
Remote code execution vulnerabilities have been found in the Android operating system, and patches released for Nexus devices.
But what about your smartphone? Is there a patch for you, and can you get your hands on it?
For too long streaming video gamers have suffered denial-of-service attacks and raids from police SWAT teams, often assisted by Skype leaking private IP addresses.
It should have been a great week for the Irish Lottery, with the largest jackpot (12 million euros) for 18 months up for grabs.
However, things didn’t run entirely smoothly in the run-up to the Wednesday night draw.
Critical security patches have been released for Microsoft and Adobe products. Have you installed them yet?
British IT manager Mark Leigh is rueing the day that he was careless about information he shared without thinking via a smartphone app because – he believes – it ended up with him having two bikes stolen from his garage.
A UK company which helps consumers and small businesses create websites and online stores has taken itself and its customers’ sites offline, after receiving threats about an imminent internet attack.
A malicious attacker could in theory use the leaked security certificate to launch a man-in-the-middle attack, intercepting Xbox Live usernames, passwords and even payments made by game players.
Leeds United-loving football fans appear to have hacked the Twitter account of WWE legend Jim Ross, and announced his death.
British police arrested a man and a woman earlier this week, suspected of operating a website which offered services to online criminals which could help them evade detection by anti-virus software.
British chancellor George Osborne has warned about the spectre of online terrorists attacking national infrastructure, and made some rather bold pronouncements about the UK’s willingness to engage in cyberwarfare to defend itself.
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