006: A romantic ransomware hotel break
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Were hotel guests really trapped in their rooms by ransomware? Does anti-virus increase your attack surface so much that it’s not worth running at all? And 11% of people on the internet are running ad blockers, says company which blocks ad blockers. Oh, and we have a new theme tune… Computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Vanja Svajcer and Carole Theriault chit-chat about the world of online privacy and computer security. TWITTER : ▶ https://twitter.com/smashinsecurity ITUNES : ▶ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/smashing-security/id1195001633 STITCHER : ▶ http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=128568&refid=stpr WEB : ▶ http://www.smashingsecurity.com SHOW NOTES: Hotel guests locked in their rooms by ransomware? It doesn’t make sense Disable Your Antivirus Software (Except Microsoft’s) It might be time to stop using antivirus, and just regularly update your software instead No, disabling your anti-virus software does not make security sense Vesselin Bontchev tweets about Google’s Tavis Ormandy More than 10% of…