DiscoverSmashing Security189: DNA cock-up, Garmin hack, and virtual kidnappings
189: DNA cock-up, Garmin hack, and virtual kidnappings

189: DNA cock-up, Garmin hack, and virtual kidnappings

Update: 2020-07-291
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Why are students faking their own kidnappings? What's the story behind Garmin's ransomware attack? And a genetic genealogy website suffers a hack or two.



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 Ray [REDACTED].



Visit https://www.smashingsecurity.com/189 to check out this episode’s show notes and episode links.



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Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.



Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.

Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.

Special Guest: Ray [REDACTED].

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189: DNA cock-up, Garmin hack, and virtual kidnappings

189: DNA cock-up, Garmin hack, and virtual kidnappings

Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault