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Harassment Site Kiwi Farms Breached

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Assume Password, Email and IPs Leaked as an Attempt to Export User Database Made One of the internet's worst websites is down following a weekend hack that may have exposed the email, password and IP address of Kiwi Farms yses.

Would-be Software Pirates Served Malware Through 'NullMixer'

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NullMixer Opens Windows To Dozens of Malicious Files A new malware dropper uncovered by Kaspersky targets would-be users of pirated software with a slew of nasty infections including backdoors, Trojan-Bankers, downloaders, spyware and more. The cybersecurity company calls the dropper "NullMixer

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Code42's Joe Payne on Why Source Code Theft Is So Prevalent

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CEO Shares Strategies to Overcome Technical, Cultural Challenges of This Top Threat Too often when software developers change jobs, they take source code they've written with them, feeling the code belongs to them even if it belongs to an employer.

Feds: Chinese Hacking Group Undeterred by Indictment

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Indictment 'Did Not Hinder APT41’s Operations,' says HHS HC3 Two federal indictments against APT41, a Chinese state-sponsored hacking group, haven't slowed down its operations, the U.S. government acknowledges in a warning telling the healthcare sector to be vigilant about the threat actor.

The Top 5 Business Outcomes Companies Can Achieve From Monitoring Consolidation

In this eBook, learn what the top five business outcomes are that organizations see when leveraging Datadog's end-to-end monitoring tool.

Uber Ex-CSO's Trial: Who's Responsible for Breach Reporting?

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While Joe Sullivan Is Accused of Perpetrating Cover-Up, Where Should the Buck Stop? Should the now-former CSO of Uber have reported a security incident to authorities after discovering signs of unusual behavior?

Australian Telco Optus Warns of 'Significant' Data Breach

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Current and Former Customers' Contact Details Exposed, But No Financial Information Australian telecommunications giant Optus is warning that current and former customers' personal details were exposed, including some driver's license and passport details, but no passwords or financial details, after it suffered a major data breach.

Australian Telco Optus Investigates Scope of Large Breach

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Optus CEO Apologizes and Says Incident Under ‘Criminal Investigation’ A criminal investigation is under way into a breach at Optus, Australia’s second-largest telecommunications company. Optus’s CEO says the company will notify those affected. It’s unknown so far who perpetrated the attack.

Ransomware’s Future: A Continuing Money Spinner

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Intel 471’s Michael DeBolt Says Anti-Ransomware Actions Will Take Time What is the future of ransomware, and is it going to continue with the same intensity of the last few years?

FBI Warns Healthcare Sector of Surge in Payment Scams

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Cybercriminals Using Social Engineering, Phishing to Divert Payments Cybercriminals are netting multimillion-dollar hauls by targeting healthcare industry payment processing, the FBI warns.

Modernizing Workloads with the Cloud: How to Improve Performance & Reduce Costs

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to migrate workloads to Azure and optimize performance for your serverless and containerized applications in Azure.

Microsoft Patches 'DogWalk' Zero-Day in August Patch Tuesday

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Monthly Dump Includes Patches for 141 Flaws, Including 17 'Critical' Fixes More than two years after being notified of it, Microsoft issued a fix for a Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool vulnerability known as DogWalk.

Malwarebytes Gets $100M Weeks After Laying Off 14% of Staff

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Vector Capital Funds to Boost Attack Surface Software, MSP and Partner Channels Private equity firm Vector Capital invested $100 million in Malwarebytes a month after the antivirus stalwart laid off 125 employees to focus on smaller customers.

Capital One Moves Past 2019 Hacking Incident

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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Lifts Reporting Requirement Credit card giant Capital One is moving past its 2019 hacking incident as federal regulators stop requiring quarterly updates on efforts to improve cybersecurity and a federal judge signs off on a $190 million settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit.

Vendor Ransomware Breach Affects 942,000 Patients

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Incident Is Among Latest Fallout From Attacks on Healthcare Sector Entities A New York-based practice management vendor has notified 28 healthcare entity clients and more than 942,000 of their patients that sensitive information was compromised in a ransomware attack in April.

Prioritizing Customer Experience Using SLIs & SLOs: A Case Study from The Telegraph

Service Level Indicators (SLIs) and Service Level Objectives (SLOs) are a key pillar of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and are the principal tool for eliminating needless alerts and focusing on what really matters to the business.

Ransomware’s Future: A Lucrative Money Spinner

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Intel 471’s Michael DeBolt Says Anti-Ransomware Actions Will Take Time What is the future of ransomware, and is it going to continue with the same intensity of the last few years?

Cyberattack Disrupts Michigan School District for 2nd Day

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K-12 Educational Sector Is a Target for Ransomware Gangs School is out for more than 3,000 students of a suburban Detroit district undergoing its second day of forensics analysis following a cyberattack. Students have been told not to use district-issued Chromebooks.

Hospitals in U.S., France Dealing With Cyber Extortionists

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Texas Hospital Still Being Pressured, While French Hospital Responds to Ransomware A Texas-based hospital is apparently still contending with pressure to pay an extortion group that claims to have stolen patient data months ago, while a French medical center responds to a weekend attack and demands to pay a $10 million ransom.

How Criminals Are Weaponizing Leaked Ransomware Data

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Accenture's Robert Boyce Advises Firms to Update Monitoring and Approval Processes Accenture analyzed the top 20 most active ransomware leak sites to see how threat actors are posting sensitive corporate information and making the data easy to search and exploit.

Detect and Respond to Threats Across Your Applications, Networks, and Infrastructure

Understand how to solve cloud complexity challenges with threat detection tools, analyze security threats anywhere in your stack, and deploy turnkey detection rules mapped to the MITRE ATT&CK framework with Datadog Security Monitoring.

Assessing Growing Cyberthreats to Africa's Financial Sector

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Rob Dartnall of Security Alliance Shares Insights on Current and Emerging Trends Financial services firms in Africa are becoming bigger cyber targets as they expand into new mobile payment and financial inclusion products.

ISMG Editors: How a Teen's Hack of Uber Adds to MFA Crisis

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Iranian Hackers Accessed Albania's Network for 14 Months

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FBI, CISA Detail How Iran Launched Destructive Cyberattack Iranian hackers rambled across the Albanian government's network for 14 months before launching a ransomware and disk wiper attack in July, says the U.S. government.

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Russia-Ukraine War: Role of Hacktivists Vastly Overestimated

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Optimize the Performance of Your Serverless Functions

Run mission-critical applications on serverless without sacrificing visibility.

Digital Bank Revolut Confirms Customer Data Breach

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Names, Addresses, Emails and Telephone Numbers Exposed But Money Is Safe Customers of app-based bank Revolut should be on guard for phishing attempts after a data breach exposed personal details such as names, emails and telephone numbers.

Deep Instinct Snags Former Palo Alto, Zscaler Exec as CEO

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Deep Learning Startup Appoints Lane Bess, Raises $62.5M in Shift to Big Enterprises Deep Instinct has tasked the former CEO of Palo Alto Networks and COO of Zscaler with reworking the company's go-to-market strategy to better serve large enterprises.

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Hacker Plunders $160M From Crypto Market Maker Wintermute

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Hack May Stem From Known Wallet Addressing Vulnerability A newly uncovered vulnerability in a wallet addressing tool may be the reason a hacker stole $160 million in digital assets from market maker Wintermute.

Tesla Hack Could Allow Car Theft, Security Researchers Warn

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Attack Requires 2 People, Customized Gear and Very Close Proximity to the Victim Security researchers revealed yet another method for stealing a Tesla although the brand is one of the least-stolen cars and among the most recovered once pilfered.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Hacker Steals Source Code, Proprietary Data from LastPass

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Security Experts Continue to Recommend Password Managers As Security Best Practice Password manager stalwart LastPass acknowledged Thursday that a threat actor gained unauthorized access to its source code and proprietary technical information.

Why Would Palo Alto Networks Want Startup Apiiro for $600M?

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Palo Alto Networks' 19-Month Acquisition Dry Spell Soon to Be Over, Calcalist Says Palo Alto Networks has been in a 19-month dry spell when it comes to major acquisitions, but it looks like that's about to change.

Uber Says Lapsus$ Hacker Breached Its Internal Systems

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Lapsus$ Previously Breached Okta, Microsoft, Nvidia, Samsung and Ubisoft Uber is fingering adolescent extortion hacking group Lapsus$ for the disruption to its internal systems.

What is SASE?

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Portuguese Airliner Vows Defiance Against Extortion Hackers

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Ragnar Locker Leak Site Publishes Data of 1.5 Million Customers The chief executive of Portugal's state-owned airline said she will not negotiate with hackers even as the Ragnar Locker ransomware-as-a-service group posted online the data of 1.5 million customers. "We

Ransomware-as-a-Service Gang LockBit Pays First $50K Bounty

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Group Thanked FBI Agent for Insider Information About Weaknesses The LockBit group has paid the first payment of $50,000 as part of its bug bounty program for researchers willing to aid in cybercriminality.

US CISA Warns of Bug in Palo Alto's Firewall Software

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Agency Tells Federal Government to Patch Misconfiguration by Sept. 12 Attackers could take advantage of a misconfiguration in Palo Alto firewalls to launch amplification DDoS attacks, a vulnerability that led the U.S.

OT Security Shorted by Nuclear Weapon Oversight Agency

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National Nuclear Security Administration Made 'Limited Progress,' Says GAO The U.S. federal agency responsible for the ongoing functionality of the nuclear weapons stockpile hasn't gotten its arms around how to secure operational technology, says the Government Accountability Office.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.