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

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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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Users Cite Online Privacy and Security Fears as Top Reasons for Not Clicking Online AdvertisementsOnline security and privacy fears seem to be having a fairly significant effect on online marketing performance, according to data from a recent study.

An off-field error by a Yankees season ticket representative lead to a spreadsheet containing the personal information on more than 20,000 New York Yankees season ticket holders being sent out to several thousand Yankees season ticket licensees.

For mobile payments to reach a critical mass, they must work everywhere, every time. With that in mind, Visa released a set of mobile acceptance best practices this week for merchants, developers and device manufacturers who are using consumer mobile devices process card payments.

Have you ever seen those crazy late night commercials where a salesperson is trying to sell you things like the Snuggie or the knife that can cut anything? You’ll be pleased to learn that this indestructible blade is the last one you’ll ever need. Do you need to chop some onions? Do you have a stray brick lying about that you’ve been meaning to saw through?

Entrust announced today that it is extending its Non-Federal Identity SSP service to include Personal Identity Verification-Interoperable (PIV-I) compliance for state governments, the private sector and entities that wish to securely communicate and interoperate with the U.S. federal government.

Coverity, a company that helps developers reduce defects and increase security in their software, today released a new solution for code governance that enables software development organizations to set policies for code quality and security, and then manage, monitor and report on these policies as code is tested.

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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.