Smashing Security – Chuck Norris and the fake CEO, artificial KYC, and an Airbnb scam

Smashing Security – Chuck Norris and the fake CEO, artificial KYC, and an Airbnb scam

​Chuck Norris gives a helping hand to a mysterious cryptocurrency CEO who may have separated investors from over a billion dollars, generative AI creates a nightmare for those wanting to Know Their Customer, and a determined journalist finally gets their revenge on a sneaky Airbnb scammer.All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis.Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Episode links:Chief executive of collapsed crypto fund HyperVerse does not appear to exist – The Guardian.Crypto hedge fund CEO may not exist; probe finds no record of identity – Ars Technica.BUSTED: Fake HyperVerse CEO Who Stole $1.3 Billion Unmasked! – YouTube.Hyperverse’s Steven Reece Lewis outed as Steve Harrison – Behind MLM.HyperVerse crypto promoter ‘Bitcoin Rodney’ arrested and charged in US – The Guardian.GenAI could make KYC effectively useless – TechCrunch.Airbnb Grifter Busted for $7.5 Million ‘Bait-and-Switch’ Scam, Feds Say – The Daily Beast.I Accidentally Uncovered a Nationwide Scam Run by Fake Hosts on Airbnb – Vice.Percentage Point vs. Percent Difference – Macroption.“Is Math Real?” – Book by Eugenia Cheng.“Julia” trailer – YouTube.Watch Before We Die – Channel 4.Smashing Security merchandise (t-shirts, mugs, stickers and stuff)Sponsored by:Kolide – Kolide ensures that if your device isn’t secure it can’t access your cloud apps. It’s Device Trust for Okta. Watch the demo today!Vanta – Expand the scope of your security program with market-leading compliance automation… while saving time and money. Smashing Security listeners get 20% off!SUPPORT THE SHOW:Tell your… Read More  

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