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Kevin O’Connor knew he was a hacker by the time he was in Middle School. He went on to work for the NSA and is now director of threat research at Adlumin.

The RansomHub group has started leaking information allegedly stolen from Change Healthcare in February 2024.

Foreign attackers have many more toolsets at their disposal, so we need to make sure we’re selective about our modeling, preparation and how we assess and fortify ourselves.

Omni Hotels says customer information was compromised in a cyberattack claimed by the Daixin Team ransomware group.

PAM company Delinea over the weekend rushed to patch a critical authentication bypass vulnerability after it apparently ignored the researcher who found the flaw.

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.

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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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PAM company Delinea over the weekend rushed to patch a critical authentication bypass vulnerability after it apparently ignored the researcher who found the flaw.

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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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The US government says Midnight Blizzard’s compromise of Microsoft corporate email accounts “presents a grave and unacceptable risk to federal agencies.”

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Kevin O’Connor knew he was a hacker by the time he was in Middle School. He went on to work for the NSA and…

The RansomHub group has started leaking information allegedly stolen from Change Healthcare in February 2024.

Foreign attackers have many more toolsets at their disposal, so we need to make sure we’re selective about our modeling, preparation and how we…

Omni Hotels says customer information was compromised in a cyberattack claimed by the Daixin Team ransomware group.

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While companies increasingly rely on social media for business marketing, support and collaboration, they often ignore the associated risks such as non-compliance, data loss and legal issues. Autonomy Corporation, an enterprise software company with dual headquarters in Cambridge, United Kingdom and San Francisco, CA, hopes to help organizations manage these risks. Autonomy today announced the availability of “Autonomy Social Media Governance,” a solution designed to monitor, govern, and protect organizations with employees engaging on social media sites.

Passware, Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software for corporations and law enforcement organizations, announced Passware Kit 10, the first commercially available software to accelerate distributed password recovery using both graphics processing units (GPUs) and Tableau TACC1441 hardware.

BIND, the Berkeley Internet Name Domain, is the market share leader for domain name system (DNS) server software, with something like 85 per cent of installations worldwide. That's getting into Windows' market-share territory, so it's hardly surprising that the software has received more than its fair share of security criticism over the years.

Malvertising Attacks Put as Much as $600 Million in Digital Advertising Revenue at Risk in A Single Month; Anti-Malvertising Technology Helps Publishers Fight BackDigital advertising firm, the Rubicon Project, today announced it has acquired SiteScout, a provider of anti-malware security technology based in Seattle.

Online fraud prevention software firm, Guardian Analytics, today announced that it has raised $9 million in funding, led by Sutter Hill Ventures with participation by existing investor Foundation Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Greg Sands of Sutter Hill Ventures will join the board of directors at Guardian Analytics.

Anti-spam industry organization, the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG), announced today that it is offering free training to educate messaging professionals on the latest technologies to help prevent spam and fraudulent messages from reaching consumers.

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