Wed.Dec 06, 2023

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CISA Urges Software Developers to Prioritize Memory Safe Coding

Data Breach Today

CISA, NSA, FBI and Global Partners Urge Manufacturers to Make Memory Safe Road Maps The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is urging software developers to implement memory safe coding as part of an effort to address critical vulnerabilities in programming languages and further shift security responsibilities away from end users.

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ICANN Launches Service to Help With WHOIS Lookups

Krebs on Security

More than five years after domain name registrars started redacting personal data from all public domain registration records, the non-profit organization overseeing the domain industry has introduced a centralized online service designed to make it easier for researchers, law enforcement and others to request the information directly from registrars.

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Biden Administration Issues Cyber Strategy for Health Sector

Data Breach Today

HHS Is Proposing New Cyber Regs for Hospitals and a HIPAA Security Rule Update The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday released a sweeping strategy document proposing how the Biden administration intends to push the healthcare sector - through new requirements, incentives and enforcement - into improving the state of its cybersecurity.

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Don't Be Fooled By This Sneaky Disney+ Scam

KnowBe4

A phishing campaign is impersonating Disney+ with phony invoices, according to researchers at Abnormal Security. The phishing emails targeted individuals at 22 organizations in September.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Hackers Hit Medical Imaging Services Centers in NY, Texas

Data Breach Today

East River Medical Imaging Says Nearly 606,000 Affected A New York medical imaging services provider is notifying nearly 606,000 individuals that their information was potentially accessed and copied in a recent hacking incident. The entity is one of several medical imaging centers that have reported major hacking breaches in recent weeks and months.

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New iPhone Exploit Technique Evades Lockdown Mode Function

Data Breach Today

Researchers Find Way to Hack Apple's Most Extreme Security Feature for iPhones Researchers from Jamf Threat Labs said they have managed to manipulate the code in a compromised iPhone to effectively make it appear as if the device is entering Lockdown Mode - but "without any of the protections that would normally be implemented by the service.

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Police Can Spy on Your iOS and Android Push Notifications

WIRED Threat Level

Governments can access records related to push notifications from mobile apps by requesting that data from Apple and Google, according to details in court records and a US senator.

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How to Jailbreak Machine Learning With Machine Learning

Data Breach Today

Researchers Automate Tricking LLMs Into Providing Harmful Information A small group of researchers says it has identified an automated method for jailbreaking OpenAI, Meta and Google large language models with no obvious fix. Just like the algorithms that researchers can force into giving dangerous or undesirable responses, the technique depends on machine learning.

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The Binance Crackdown Will Be an 'Unprecedented' Bonanza for Crypto Surveillance

WIRED Threat Level

Binance’s settlement requires it to offer years of transaction data to US regulators and cops, exposing the company—and its customers—to a “24/7, 365-days-a-year financial colonoscopy.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Supporting CISA - The 'Focal Point of Our Defensive Efforts'

Data Breach Today

On Nov. 8, Tenable Chairman and CEO Amit Yoran wrote a letter to Congress in support of CISA. In this episode of "Cybersecurity Insights," Yoran calls the agency the "primary focal point of our defensive efforts" and discusses why the country needs to stay unified on defeating cyberthreats.

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Leveraging Generative AI in eDiscovery: The Art and Science of Prompt Engineering

Hanzo Learning Center

The use of generative AI in eDiscovery is opening new avenues for efficiency and precision. But, as is often the case with powerful tools, the devil is in the details. A significant part of those details? Prompt engineering. Let's take a look.

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Experts demonstrate a post-exploitation tampering technique to display Fake Lockdown mode

Security Affairs

Researchers devised a new post-exploitation tampering technique to trick users into believing that their iPhone is in Lockdown Mode. Researchers from Jamf Threat Labs devised a new post-exploit tampering technique to trick users that their compromised iPhone is running in Lockdown Mode while they are performing malicious activities. The researchers pointed out that the issue is not a flaw in the feature or an iOS vulnerability.

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Security Analysis of a Thirteenth-Century Venetian Election Protocol

Schneier on Security

Interesting analysis : This paper discusses the protocol used for electing the Doge of Venice between 1268 and the end of the Republic in 1797. We will show that it has some useful properties that in addition to being interesting in themselves, also suggest that its fundamental design principle is worth investigating for application to leader election protocols in computer science.

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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Atlassian addressed four new RCE flaws in its products

Security Affairs

Australian Software giant Atlassian addressed four critical Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in its products. Atlassian released security patches to address four critical remote code execution vulnerabilities in its products. Below is the list of vulnerabilities addressed by the vendor: CVE-2022-1471 (CVSS score: 9.8) – SnakeYAML library RCE Vulnerability that impacts multiple products.

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Reskilling your workforce in the time of AI

IBM Big Data Hub

As the adoption of AI and other technologies continues to expand, it will transform how we perform work with the potential to disrupt 83 million jobs globally and create 69 million new roles by 2025, according to the World Economic Forum. Like other groundbreaking technologies before it, the evolution of AI will create opportunities for new industries, new jobs and new approaches to existing ones.

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CISA adds Qualcomm flaws to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

Security Affairs

U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) adds four Qualcomm vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added Qualcomm vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. Below is the list of the issues added to the catalog: CVE-2023-33106 Qualcomm Multiple Chipsets Use of Out-of-Range Pointer Offset Vulnerability CVE-2023-33063 Qualcomm Multiple Chipsets Use-After-Free Vuln

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New York Unit of Worlds Largest Bank Becomes Ransomware Victim

KnowBe4

The ransomware attack on ICBC Financial Services caused disruption of trading of U.S. Treasuries and marked a new level of breach that could have massive repercussions.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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GST Invoice Billing Inventory exposes sensitive data to threat actors

Security Affairs

GST Invoice Billing Inventory, a business accounting app for small and medium businesses with over 1M downloads has left a database open, exposing sensitive personal and corporate data up for grabs. The popular and reputable GST Invoice Billing Inventory (previously known as Book Keeper) app is one of the thousands of apps on the Google Play Store with sensitive data hard-coded into the client side of an app.

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Securing the Cloud Frontier: Navigating the Complexities of SaaS Data Protection in the Multi-Cloud Era

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Securing the Cloud Frontier: Navigating the Complexities of SaaS Data Protection in the Multi-Cloud Era madhav Thu, 12/07/2023 - 05:34 In the rapidly evolving digital landscape, Software as a Service (SaaS) has emerged as a cornerstone of modern business operations. Valued at nearly $200 billion and projected to dominate the enterprise-software market, SaaS offers unparalleled business opportunities and efficiencies.

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Latest Developments on AI in the EU: the Saga Continues

Data Matters

EU AI Act Up until recently, political agreement on the final text of the EU Artificial Intelligence Regulation (AI Act) was expected on 6 December 2023. However, latest developments indicated roadblocks in the negotiations due to three key discussion points – please see our previous blog post here. EU officials are reported to be meeting twice this week to discuss a compromise mandate on EU governments’ position on the text, in preparation of the political meeting on 6 December.

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Dragos Community Defense Program Helps Small Utilities Facing Cyber Attacks

The Security Ledger

Dragos Security on Wednesday unveiled a "Community Defense Program" to provide free cybersecurity software for small utilities providing water, electric, and natural gas in the United States. The post Dragos Community Defense Program Helps Small Utilities Facing Cyber Attacks appeared first on The Security Ledger with Paul F. Roberts.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr

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Value based care set to drive 2024 healthcare technology adoption

OpenText Information Management

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the focus is shifting from a fee-for-service model to a value-based healthcare system. This transformation places an emphasis on delivering high-quality care while controlling costs. To navigate this paradigm and shift successfully, healthcare organizations are turning to cutting-edge technologies. For 2024 there are five technologies that are driving the … The post Value based care set to drive 2024 healthcare technology adoption appeared firs

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World’s first living robots can now reproduce, scientists say via CNN

IG Guru

Check out the article here. The post World’s first living robots can now reproduce, scientists say via CNN first appeared on IG GURU.

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Fortify and Mobb join forces for faster fixes in SAST 

OpenText Information Management

As developers, we’re always striving to ship our code quickly while still maintaining the highest security standards. This balancing act can be tricky, as discovering and fixing vulnerabilities is a time-intensive process. In order to address this pain point, OpenText™ Fortify, the longest running leader in application security testing, is thrilled to announce a new … The post Fortify and Mobb join forces for faster fixes in SAST appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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What it Takes to Be Your Organisation’s DPO or Data Privacy Lead

IT Governance

‘GDPR’ has become a familiar term. We recognise the visible and consumer-facing aspects of it in our everyday lives. As privacy professionals, we see consumers exercising their rights to withdraw consent to their data being processed via ‘opt out’ or ‘unsubscribe’ buttons, for example. What’s not so evident is whether organisations are keeping their practices fully up to date and in line with the GDPR.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.