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Republican Gov. Phil Scott said the legislation would have made Vermont “a national outlier and more hostile than any other state to many businesses and non-profits.”

Security researchers at Cisco Talos and Volexity flag two Pakistani espionage campaigns targeting Indian government entities.

Retired U.S. Army General Paul M. Nakasone brings cybersecurity experience to OpenAI’s Board of Directors and Safety and Security Committee.

The increase in mass exploitation involving edge services and devices is likely to worsen.

Ascension says patient information was stolen in an early-May ransomware attack that involved an employee downloading malware.

Noteworthy stories that might have slipped under the radar: Overview of the ICS malware Fuxnet, Google accused of tracking users, scammers impersonate CISA staff.

Rockwell Automation has patched three high-severity vulnerabilities in its FactoryTalk View SE HMI software.

CISA urges federal agencies to apply mitigations for an exploited Progress Telerik vulnerability as soon as possible.

Microsoft is not rolling out Recall with Copilot+ PCs as it’s seeking additional feedback and working on improving security.

YesWeHack has raised more than $52 million to date to build and market a crowdsourced vulnerability reporting platform.

Pyte has raised $5 million for its secure computation platform, bringing the total investment in the company to $12 million. 

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

Jill Passalacqua has been appointed Chief Legal Officer at autonomous security solutions provider Horizon3.ai.

Cisco has appointed Sean Duca as CISO and Practice Leader for the APJC region.

Megan Samford named Chief Security Officer of Schneider Electric’s US National Security Agreements & US Federal Business.

Timothy Yost has been named Chief Financial Officer at BlueVoyant.

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Microsoft is not rolling out Recall with Copilot+ PCs as it’s seeking additional feedback and working on improving security.

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Analysis and insights on the prevalence and impact of password exposure vulnerabilities in ICS and other OT products.

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Microsoft’s June 2024 Patch Tuesday updates resolve a zero-click Outlook vulnerability leading to remote code execution.

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The TellYouThePass ransomware gang started exploiting a recent code execution flaw in PHP days after public disclosure.

Apple has released a visionOS update that patches CVE-2024-27812, which may be the first flaw specific to the VR headset.

Arm warns that CVE-2024-4610, a Mali GPU kernel driver vulnerability addressed two years ago, is exploited in attacks.

Mandiant says a financially motivated threat actor has compromised hundreds of Snowflake instances using customer credentials stolen via infostealer malware that infected non-Snowflake owned systems.

Fortinet announces plans to acquire Lacework, a late-stage cloud security startup that was once listed as a “unicorn” company valued north of $1 billion.

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iPads and other tablet devices, combined with a soft economy, seem to be having an affect on the global PC Market. According to a research report from IDC, the worldwide PC market continued to slow in the fourth quarter of 2010, yet total shipments in Q4 were the largest ever.

Today at BlackBerry DEVCON Asia, Research In Motion launched the beta version of the BlackBerry WebWorks™ SDK for Tablet OS as well as new services and developer tools for BlackBerry devices. New features include access to core functionality in the BlackBerry PlayBook, as well as extensibility and robust security.

In a recent survey, 90 percent of U.S. and UK IT managers said they are planning to implement new mobile applications this year, with half saying that successfully managing mobile applications tops their priority list.

The AMBER Alert program, credited with the safe recovery of 525 children across the country, has a new ally: Facebook. And finally Facebook gets some good press.

Study from Cisco Highlights Surprising Attitudes on Compliance, Standards Adoption, and Challenges Meeting PCI DSS RequirementsSeventy percent of IT decision makers feel that their organization is more secure than it would be if PCI compliance were not required. That’s according to a recent survey of 500 IT decision-makers to uncover their thoughts on PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

Smart phones sales exploding worldwide. Gartner research has shown that smart phone sales in 2010 Q3 accounted for nearly 20% of all mobile device sales, with a growth of nearly 100% since the same quarter the previous year. This number is sure to rise.

RackSpace and Akamai Partner to Provide Hosting, Cloud computing, Content and Application Delivery Services, in a one-stop cloudHosting giant RackSpace, and Internet infrastructure provider Akamai Technologies, announced a partnership today that will bring Akamai’s web acceleration and cloud optimization services to RackSpace customers.

Growth in Mobile Broadband Globally Highlights Need for Increased Protection of Mobile DevicesDuring the course of 2010, mobile broadband subscriptions reached half-a-billion globally. Ericsson estimates that number to double before the end of 2011. The Asia Pacific region is expected to have the largest number of subscriptions with about 400 million, followed by North America and Western Europe with more than 200 million subscriptions each.

Blue Coat Systems today introduced Blue Coat ProxyOne, a Web security appliance that brings the same enterprise-class Web security used by FORTUNE 500 companies to smaller organizations at an affordable price point.

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A critical vulnerability tracked as CVE-2024-34359 and dubbed Llama Drama can allow hackers to target AI product developers.

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