The DEA’s crypto calamity, and scammers’ blue tick bonanza
Seized cryptocurrency is stolen from the DEA, blue-ticks are being exploited, a bath full of dollar bills, the comfort offered by an ostrich's head, and how Graham is refusing to call Twitter "X".
All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
- The DEA Accidentally Sent $50,000 Of Seized Cryptocurrency To A Scammer - Forbes.
- Stranger sent dick pics so I convinced him he was dying - YouTube.
- Creeps Airdropping Dick Pics Is the Latest Air Travel Nightmare - Vice.
- Airdrop scam tokens - Trezor.
- Brother of Criminal Bitcoin Mixing CEO Pleads Guilty to Stealing 712 Bitcoins From IRS - CoinDesk.
- Blue-tick scammers target consumers who complain on X - The Guardian.
- Infinite Mac.
- Classic Mac OS - Wikipedia.
- Perplexity AI - chatbot.
- 40 Weirdest Things on Amazon That People Actually Love to Buy - Good Housekeeping.
- Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)
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Theme tune: "Vinyl Memories" by Mikael Manvelyan.
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