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Cisco Duo warns that breach exposed phone numbers, phone carriers, metadata and other logs that could lead to downstream social engineering attacks.

NightVision, an early stage startup in the application security testing space, has raised $5.4 million in seed funding.

The Dark Angels (Dunghill) ransomware group claims to have stolen 1 Tb of data from Nexperia, which is investigating the incident.

Juniper Networks patches dozens of vulnerabilities in Junos OS, Junos OS Evolved, and other products.

ICS malware Fuxnet allegedly used by Ukrainian Blackjack group to disrupt industrial sensors and other systems belonging to a Moscow infrastructure firm.

Authorities in Australia and the US have arrested and charged two individuals for developing and selling the Hive RAT.

Former security engineer Shakeeb Ahmed was sentenced to prison for hacking and defrauding cryptocurrency exchanges.

Palo Alto Networks has started releasing hotfixes for the firewall zero-day CVE-2024-3400, which some have linked to North Korea’s Lazarus. 

The bill was approved on a bipartisan basis, 273-147, though it will still have to clear the Senate to become law.

A state-sponsored threat actor has been exploiting a zero-day in Palo Alto Networks firewalls for the past two weeks.

Financial terms of the translation were not disclosed but reports out of Tel Aviv valued the deal in the range of $350 million.

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Professional services company Slalom has appointed Christopher Burger as its first CISO.

Allied Universal announced that Deanna Steele has joined the company as CIO for North America.

Former DoD CISO Jack Wilmer has been named CEO of defensive and offensive cyber solutions provider SIXGEN.

Certificate lifecycle management firm Sectigo has hired Jason Scott as its CISO.

The State of Vermont has appointed John Toney as the state’s new CISO.

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Cisco Duo warns that breach exposed phone numbers, phone carriers, metadata and other logs that could lead to downstream social engineering attacks.

NightVision, an early stage startup in the application security testing space, has raised $5.4 million in seed funding.

The Dark Angels (Dunghill) ransomware group claims to have stolen 1 Tb of data from Nexperia, which is investigating the incident.

Juniper Networks patches dozens of vulnerabilities in Junos OS, Junos OS Evolved, and other products.

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TOKYO - (AFP) - Asian mobile carriers look set to cash in on the iPhone 5 and its superfast speeds, but the model is not the game-changer that Apple needs if it is to remain top of the heap, analysts said Thursday. The phone's use of Long-Term Evolution (LTE) wireless technology will allow carriers to increase their charges and boost profits as existing users download more content and smartphone non-converts are tempted to take the plunge.

Perimeter E-Security, a provider of cloud and messaging security services, today launched a Mac OS X version of their SaaS Web Security solution. The solution allows organizations to enforce acceptable use policies, reduce security risks and curb abuse of network bandwidth for users of Mac OS X systems, giving employees the same levels of protection whether they are operating a Mac or PC.

What differentiates security and privacy? What unites them? Are they mutually exclusive or highly compatible? Does your organization’s policy on privacy trump its security policy? Are there policies in place for one or the other or both? Have you revisited them lately? If not -- as the saying goes -- there is no time like the present.

Messaging security firm Cloudmark today announced Cloudmark Mobile Platform 3.0, the latest edition of its messaging security solution for mobile network operators.Cloudmark Mobile Platform 3.0 provides real-time visibility and control of mobile messaging threats originating from internal or external networks and delivers the policy controls and scalability to help operators stop threats before they impact mobile networks and subscribers, the company said.

Defense contractor General Dynamics announced this week that it has acquired Open Kernel Labs, Inc. (OK Labs), a provider of software used to secure wireless communications, applications and content for mobile devices and automotive in-vehicle infotainment systems.

An outage affecting Web hosting firm GoDaddy, which manages millions of websites around the world, was caused by internal problems and not an outside hack, the company said Tuesday.GoDaddy said the outage affected "many of our customers" for several hours on Monday and that service was fully restored by late in the day.

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Financial terms of the translation were not disclosed but reports out of Tel Aviv valued the deal in the range of $350 million.