Smashing Security #088: PayPal’s Venmo app even makes your drug purchases public

July 26, 2018

Websites still using HTTP are marked as “not secure” by Chrome, 85,000 Google employees haven’t been phished for a year, and if you’re buying drugs via PayPal’s Venom app you should say goodbye to privacy. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Scott Helme. Source:


Newsmaker Interview: Scott Helme on Securing the Web

Scott Helme, the well-known security researcher, international speaker and the founder of the and free tools for web security, has devoted himself to improving the security environment of the internet for the past decade. Threatpost sat down with Helme to discuss the state of web security, particularly on the encryption front — including certificate […] Source:

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