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Investors make an early-stage $6.5 million bet on BreachRx, a startup promising to shield cybersecurity executives from personal liability.

VulnCheck banks $8 million in early stage capital to build ‘exploit intelligence’ technologies and services.

Noteworthy stories that might have slipped under the radar: OpenSSF and OpenJS incidents similar to XZ backdoor, Moldovan botnet operator charged, US automotive company targeted by FIN7.

While over 400 AI-related bills are being debated this year in statehouses nationwide, most target one industry or just a piece of the technology — such as deepfakes used in elections.

New US guidance details foreign malign influence operations to help election infrastructure stakeholders increase resilience.

Akira ransomware has hit over 250 organizations worldwide and received over $42 million in ransom payments.

Telecom giant Frontier shuts down systems to contain a cyberattack that led to personal information compromise.

Microsoft warns that several OpenMetadata vulnerabilities are being exploited to deploy cryptomining malware to Kubernetes environments.

Malicious hackers are targeting SAP applications at an alarming pace, according to warnings from Onapsis and Flashpoint.

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Silicon Valley startup Anvilogic has raised $45 million in a Series C funding round led by Evolution Equity Partners.

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Bill Dunnion has joined telecommunications giant Mitel as Chief Information Security Officer.

MSSP Dataprise has appointed Nima Khamooshi as Vice President of Cybersecurity.

Backup and recovery firm Keepit has hired Kim Larsen as CISO.

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.

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Telecom giant Frontier shuts down systems to contain a cyberattack that led to personal information compromise.

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LabHost, a major phishing-as-a-service platform, has been shut down as part of a major law enforcement operation. 

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Mandiant summarizes some of the latest operations of Russia’s notorious Sandworm group, which it now tracks as APT44.

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Investors make an early-stage $6.5 million bet on BreachRx, a startup promising to shield cybersecurity executives from personal liability.

VulnCheck banks $8 million in early stage capital to build ‘exploit intelligence’ technologies and services.

Noteworthy stories that might have slipped under the radar: OpenSSF and OpenJS incidents similar to XZ backdoor, Moldovan botnet operator charged, US automotive company…

While over 400 AI-related bills are being debated this year in statehouses nationwide, most target one industry or just a piece of the technology…

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NATO said it has awarded a contract valued at approximately $76 million (58m Euro) to a group of private companies for the purpose of upgrading its cyber defense capabilities. Representing its largest investment to date in cyber defense, the organization said the initiative will enable the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) to achieve full operational capability by the end of 2012.

If you’re being honest with yourself, major successful cyber attacks on companies in the past few years should convince you of the fact that your business could eventually fall victim to a cyber attack.Whether your company is big or small, whether you handle ‘protected’ data or not, whether you have a few customers or millions – a data breach could be a company crippling event.

Arbor Networks has been analyzing some of the malware used to launch DDoS attacks, in order to help educate organizations on the nature of code used to create and manage the DDoS botnets.In a series of blog posts, Arbor Networks examines the operational abilities and design of the Armageddon, Khan, and PonyDOS botnets, or rather the malware that establishes them.

It isn’t often that after a data breach involving credit cards, that the public is also given a marker on the exact amount money lost by consumers as a result. Thanks to the FBI however, we now have a better understanding of what 60,000 stolen credit cards translates to financially, as this data was included in their investigation notes while working the Stratfor case.

Ford Testing Firmware Update Program, Encourages Customers to Have a Unique USB for Each Ford They OwnThis month, Ford is borrowing something from the software industry: updates. With a fleet of new cars using the sophisticated infotainment system they developed with Microsoft called SYNC, Ford has the need to update those vehicles—for both features and security reasons. But how do you update the software in thousands of cars?

Google showed a great deal of confidence ahead of the CanSecWest conference this year when it announced plans to offer up to $1 million in rewards for a successful exploit against its Chrome browser. The company even launched its own Pwnium contest.

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service officially opened its new "Georgia Cryptologic Center" this week. Celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, the new $286 million, 604,000 square foot complex will provide cryptologic professionals with the latest state-of-the-art tools to conduct signals intelligence operations, train the cryptologic workforce, and enable global communications.

After news of the FBI’s arrest of LulzSec’s leader Sabu became public, including the fact he was a cooperating witness in an ongoing criminal investigation, Panda Labs published a blog post titled “Where is the lulz now?” Not long after that post was made, AntiSec supporters attacked Panda Security, defacing more than 30 sub-domains used by the company.

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Cisco announces Hypershield, an AI-native and cloud-native enterprise security solution with a wide range of capabilities.