Week in security with Tony Anscombe


Is your smart doorbell putting you at risk of cyberattacks? – Spotify accounts hijacked en masse – Staying safe from SIM swapping

This week, the UK’s consumer watchdog Which? published research showing that internet-connected doorbells contain serious vulnerabilities that expose their owners to a host of cybersecurity and privacy risks. Researchers have spotted an unsecured database containing records that were used to hijack up to 350,000 accounts on Spotify. Also this week, we looked at SIM swap fraud where a scammer takes over the victim’s phone number and go on to wreak major havoc on their life. All this – and more – on WeLiveSecurity.com.

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