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Ukraine Links Media Center Attack to Russian Intelligence

Data Breach Today

Sandworm Group Hackers Used Malware Wipers to Disrupt Cybersecurity Press Briefing Ukraine traced a cyberattack that delayed a press briefing by the nation's information protection agency Tuesday to Russian Sandworm hackers.

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GUEST ESSAY: The role ‘deep learning’ AI can play relieving security teams of debilitating stress

The Last Watchdog

The cybersecurity profession can be very rewarding, but at the same time quite taxing. Related: Equipping SOCs for the long haul In fact, stress factors have risen to where some 45 percent of the security professionals polled in Deep Instinct’s third annual Voice of SecOps report said they’ve considered leaving the industry altogether. Ransomware is at an all-time high; attackers are as elusive as ever.

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Facebook Bug Allows 2FA Bypass Via Instagram

Dark Reading

The Instagram rate-limiting bug, found by a rookie hunter, could be exploited to bypass Facebook 2FA in vulnerable apps, researcher reports

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Top factors driving higher demand for Cognitive Search

OpenText Information Management

Businesses strive to compete in today’s market by exercising cost leadership and delivering a winning proposition. Success lies in the organizational knowledge and data locked within its people and information silos.

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Subsurface: The Ultimate Data Lakehouse Conference

Speaker: Panel Speakers

We’ve just opened registration for Subsurface LIVE 2023! Learn how to innovate with open source technologies such as Apache Arrow, Delta Lake, and more. Register now to secure your spot at Subsurface LIVE being held March 1-2, 2023.

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HHS, AHA Warn of Surge in Russian DDoS Attacks on Hospitals

Data Breach Today

Alerts Come as Attack Threats Spike in Recent Days Government authorities and industry groups are warning the healthcare sector of ongoing distributed denial-of-service attacks on hospitals and other medical entities by Russian nuisance hacking group KillNet, whose name comes from a tool used to launch DDoS attacks.

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10M JD Sports Customers' Info Exposed in Data Breach

Dark Reading

UK sportswear retailer asks exposed customers to stay "vigilant" against phishing attempts following cyberattack

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Russian and Iranian Spear Phishing Campaigns are Running Rampant in the UK

KnowBe4

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has described two separate spear phishing campaigns launched by Russia’s SEABORGIUM threat actor and Iran’s TA453 (also known as Charming Kitten).

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Are We Doomed? Not If We Focus on Cyber Resilience

Data Breach Today

In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Patricia Muoio, a partner at SineWave Ventures, discusses the need for cyber resilience as security leaders face the inevitable stream of cybercrimes, how to achieve it through a zero trust approach, and how CISOs and the government can help

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Researcher received a $27,000 bounty for 2FA bypass bug in Facebook and Instagram

Security Affairs

A researcher disclosed technical details of a two-factor authentication bypass vulnerability affecting Instagram and Facebook. The researcher Gtm Manoz received a $27,000 bug bounty for having reported a two-factor authentication bypass vulnerability affecting Instagram and Facebook.

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Data Value Scorecard Report

This report examines the quantitative research of data leaders on data value and return on investment.

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Spotlight on 2023 DevSecOps Trends

Dark Reading

Solutions that provide more actionable results — remediation that frees up engineers, processes which integrate security into software development from its design, along with automation, IAC, and tool consolidation — are among the DevSecOps strategies that will prevail this year

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A Link to News Site Meduza Can (Technically) Land You in Russian Prison

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: Hive ransomware gang gets knocked offline, FBI confirms North Korea stole $100 million, and more. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks Security / National Security Security / Privacy Security / Security News

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JD Sports Details Data Breach Affecting 10 Million Customers

Data Breach Today

Exposed: Online Customer Details, But Not Complete Payment Card Data JD Sports, a sports fashion retailer with global operations, says personal details pertaining to about 10 million online customers of JD Sports and its Size?,

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 404 by Pierluigi Paganini

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. If you want to also receive for free the newsletter with the international press subscribe here.

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TCO Considerations of Using a Cloud Data Warehouse for BI and Analytics

Enterprises poured $73 billion into data management software in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments. 22% of data leaders surveyed have fully realized ROI in the past two years, with 56% having no consistent way of measuring it.

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Convincing, Malicious Google Ads Look to Lift Password Manager Logins

Dark Reading

Users searching for Bitwarden and 1Password's Web vaults on Google have recently reported seeing paid ads with links to cleverly spoofed sites for stealing credentials to their password vaults

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The Untold Story of a Crippling Ransomware Attack

WIRED Threat Level

More than two years ago, criminals crippled the systems of London’s Hackney Council. It's still fighting to recover. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

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Tenable's $25M Venture Capital Fund Seeks Early-Stage Firms

Data Breach Today

New Tenable Ventures Fund Focuses on Cloud, OT, Code, Identity and Backs 3 Startups Tenable has debuted a $25 million corporate investment program to support prevention-focused startups focused on technologies such as cloud, OT and identity.

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Copycat Criminals mimicking Lockbit gang in northern Europe

Security Affairs

Recent reports of Lockbit locker-based attacks against North European SMBs indicate that local crooks started using Lockbit locker variants. Executive Summary During the past months, the Lockbit gang reached very high popularity in the underground ecosystem.

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12 Considerations When Evaluating Data Lake Engine Vendors for Analytics and BI

Businesses today compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data. 57% of the enterprises currently using a data lake cite improved business agility as a benefit.

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Long Con Impersonates Financial Advisers to Target Victims

Dark Reading

Cybercriminals are co-opting the identities of legitimate US financial advisers to use them as fodder for relationship scams (aka "pig butchering"), which end with the theft of investments

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Alert: Refund Scam Targeting Federal Agencies via RMM Software

KnowBe4

At least two federal civilian agencies were the unfortunate victims of a refund scam campaign, perpetrated through the use of remote monitoring and management (RMM) software.

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Lights, Camera, AMC Action!

Micro Focus

This year the AMC Product Group have been delighted to welcome 15 new candidates onto the FY22 Application Modernisation and Connectivity (AMC) Engineering Graduate Programme.

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UNC2565 threat actors continue to improve the GOOTLOADER malware

Security Affairs

The threat actors behind the GOOTLOADER malware continues to improve their code by adding new components and implementing new obfuscation techniques.

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Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

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How $6 Can Buy Hacked Social Media & Streaming Accounts From the Dark Web, Whizcase Study Reveals

Dark Reading

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Open Source Security Index Lists Top Projects

eSecurity Planet

Two venture investors have launched an index to track the most popular open source security projects. Chenxi Wang of Rain Capital and Andrew Smyth of Atlantic Bridge unveiled the Open Source Security Index last month.

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Make information your superpower

OpenText Information Management

Have you ever pictured yourself as a superhero? Tall stance, hands on hips, cape waving behind you. Looks good, doesn’t it? At OpenText, we give you the tools to become a superhero by working smarter. Working hard delivers results but working smarter gets you better results faster.

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Alleged member of ShinyHunters group extradited to the US, could face 116 years in jail

Security Affairs

An alleged member of the ShinyHunters cybercrime gang has been extradited from Morocco to the United States.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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IT and Security Professionals Spend an Average of 4,300 Hours Annually Achieving or Maintaining Compliance

Dark Reading

New research from Drata shows compliance remains a business challenge for many organizations

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Expanding Capstone Webinar

National Archives Records Express

Our office held a webinar for federal agencies on January 24, 2023. Topics presented in this webinar included: a discussion of NARA Bulletin 2023-02, Expanding the Use of a Role-Based Approach (Capstone) for Electronic Messages ; the expanded GRS 6.1,

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What is employee document management?

OpenText Information Management

What is employee document management? Employee document management is the practice of keeping an official record for all current and past employees. It includes all key documents generated or collected through the hire-to-retire lifecycle and is subject to multiple audits and controls.