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A cyber attack hit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Security Affairs

A cyber attack hit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the federal and national law enforcement agency of Canada. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the federal and national law enforcement agency of Canada, confirmed that it was the target of a cyber attack. RCMP also notified the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC). The police have launched an investigation into the cyber attack and urged its staff to stay vigilant. “The situation is evolving quickly but at this time, t

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FBI’s LockBit Takedown Postponed a Ticking Time Bomb in Fulton County, Ga.

Krebs on Security

The FBI’s takedown of the LockBit ransomware group last week came as LockBit was preparing to release sensitive data stolen from government computer systems in Fulton County, Ga. But LockBit is now regrouping, and the gang says it will publish the stolen Fulton County data on March 2 unless paid a ransom. LockBit claims the cache includes documents tied to the county’s ongoing criminal prosecution of former President Trump , but court watchers say teaser documents published by the cr

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Crooks stole $10 million from Axie Infinity co-founder

Security Affairs

Crooks stole nearly $10 million from the wallet of one of the co-founders of the video game Axie Infinity and the related Ronin Network. Cybercriminals stole about $10 million from the wallet of Jeff “Jihoz” Zirlin, who is one of the co-founders of the video game Axie Infinity and the related Ronin Network. On February 23, researchers at blockchain cybersecurity firm PeckShield alerted about a “whale wallet” compromise over the Ronin Bridge.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 460 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free for you in your email box. Enjoy a new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter, including the international press. Apple created post-quantum cryptographic protocol PQ3 for iMessage Russian hacker is set to face trial for the hack of a local power grid Microsoft released red teaming tool PyRIT for Generative AI CISA orders federal agencies to fix ConnectWise S

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Peak Performance: Continuous Testing & Evaluation of LLM-Based Applications

Speaker: Aarushi Kansal, AI Leader & Author and Tony Karrer, Founder & CTO at Aggregage

Software leaders who are building applications based on Large Language Models (LLMs) often find it a challenge to achieve reliability. It’s no surprise given the non-deterministic nature of LLMs. To effectively create reliable LLM-based (often with RAG) applications, extensive testing and evaluation processes are crucial. This often ends up involving meticulous adjustments to prompts.

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LockBit is back and threatens to target more government organizations

Security Affairs

The LockBit gang is back and set up a new infrastructure after the recent attempt by law enforcement to disrupt their operation. Last week, a joint law enforcement action, code-named Operation Cronos , conducted by law enforcement agencies from 11 countries disrupted the LockBit ransomware operation. The operation led to the arrest of two members of the ransomware gang in Poland and Ukraine and the seizure of hundreds of crypto wallets used by the group.