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A suspected Chinese state-sponsored hacking group has stepped up its targeting of Taiwanese organizations, particularly those in sectors such as government, education, technology and diplomacy.

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New attack named SnailLoad allows a remote attacker to infer websites and videos viewed by a user without direct access to network traffic.

The EFF has issued a warning over the use of automated license plate readers following the discovery of serious vulnerabilities. 

LivaNova USA says the personal and medical information of 130,000 individuals was compromised in an October 2023 data breach.

The US has announced charges against four Vietnamese nationals for hacking businesses and causing $71 million in losses.

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services discloses a data breach caused by push notification spamming attack.

The US has imposed sanctions on 12 individuals who have leadership roles at Kaspersky in Russia and the UK.

A hacker claims to have stolen the information of 30 million users from TEG subsidiary Ticketek.

Japan’s space agency has suffered a series of cyberattacks, but sensitive information related to rockets and satellites was not affected.

Facial recognition startup Clearview AI has reached a settlement in an Illinois lawsuit alleging its massive photographic collection of faces violated the subjects’ privacy rights.

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Data security startup Reco adds Merritt Baer as CISO

Chris Pashley has been named CISO at Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H).

Satellite cybersecurity company SpiderOak has named Kip Gering as its new Chief Revenue Officer.

Merlin Ventures has appointed cybersecurity executive Andrew Smeaton as the firm’s CISO-in-Residence.

Retired U.S. Army General and former NSA Director Paul M. Nakasone has joined the Board of Directors at OpenAI.

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New attack named SnailLoad allows a remote attacker to infer websites and videos viewed by a user without direct access to network traffic.

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The US government announced a ban on the sale of Kaspersky software over fears that the company is controlled by the Russian government.

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Car dealership software provider CDK Global was in the process of restoring services impacted by a cyberattack when it discovered an additional hack.

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Hundreds of PC and server models may be affected by CVE-2024-0762, a privilege escalation and code execution flaw in Phoenix SecureCore UEFI firmware.

AI model weights govern outputs from the system, but altered or ‘poisoned’, they can make the output erroneous and, in extremis, useless and dangerous.

AMD has launched an investigation after a notorious hacker announced selling sensitive data allegedly belonging to the company.

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