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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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Device Fingerprinting and Mobile Transactions Were on the Rise in 2010; What's in Store for Fraud Prevention in 2011?As companies continue to conduct more transactions online, they need tools to stop online fraud while protecting customer privacy without the use of cookies and cookie equivalents such as local stored objects.

BeyondTrust, a provider of privilege delegation and authorization management solutions, has joined forces with IT security risk and compliance solutions provider, Qualys, on a technology partnership that will enable customers to manage user access and privileges while expanding the coverage of security scans for a more complete view of IT security and compliance.

Acquisition will Expand Dell’s Services Portfolio with Security-as-a-Service Solutions Dell today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atlanta based SecureWorks Inc., a provider of information-security services. SecureWorks provides Security-as-a-Service solutions including Managed-Security Services, Security and Risk Consulting Services and Threat Intelligence.

Managing PCI Compliance -  How to Improve Your PCI Compliance This YearSurvive the holidays? How about your company’s PCI compliance? It seems that for many businesses, the first thing that suffers during the holiday crunch is anything that doesn’t bring in additional sales and revenues. Among them, maintaining PCI compliance.

Samsung this week announced three new lines of external hard disk drives, including two new portable drives and a new desktop drive targeted to the consumer market, but also ideal for small businesses. Each new drive features "SuperSpeed USB 3.0" interfaces that provide data transfer rates of up to 5 gigabits per second, and 1TB, 1.5TB and 2TB storage capacities.

As the year comes to a close, we thought it would be appropriate to highlight some of the best stories and columns for 2010. Here is a selection of top picks for the year, based on several factors including number of reads, inbound links, tweets, and SecurityWeek staff selections. Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!

Ohio Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Selling More Than 35,000 Illegally Copied Video Games Over the InternetThe FBI reported this week that Qiang “Michael” Bi of Powell, Ohio was sentenced to 30 months in prison for selling more than 35,000 illegally copied computer games over the Internet between 2005 and 2009.

American Honda Motor Co. Warns of Data BreachThe American Honda Motor Co., has alerted Acura and Honda Customers that have established an online account for features such as Honda Financial Services or Acura Financial Services, of a recent data breach. Additionally, people who provided information to an authorized dealer during a vehicle transaction or Requested more information through an American Honda Motor Co., Inc. web site likely had information compromised.

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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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