2023

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Expect Hacking, Phishing After Leak of 200M Twitter Records

Data Breach Today

Database Will Provide Intelligence of Use to Online Criminals, Expert Warns Expect the recently leaked database containing over 200 million Twitter records to be an ongoing resource for hackers, fraudsters and other criminals operating online, even though 98% of the email addresses it contains have appeared in prior breaches, experts warn.

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Identity Thieves Bypassed Experian Security to View Credit Reports

Krebs on Security

Identity thieves have been exploiting a glaring security weakness in the website of Experian , one of the big three consumer credit reporting bureaus.

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GUEST ESSAY: How I started a company to supply democratized pentests to immunize websites

The Last Watchdog

My name is Eden Zaraf. I’ve been driven by my passion for technology for as long as I can remember. Somewhere around the age of 13, I learned to code. I developed scripts, websites and got involved in security which led me to penetration testing. Related: Leveraging employees as detectors. Penetration Testing is a never-ending challenge. Five years ago, my friend Sahar Avitan began developing an automatic penetration testing tool for our own use.

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3 Ways ChatGPT Will Change Infosec in 2023

Dark Reading

OpenAI's chatbot has the promise to revolutionize how security practitioners work

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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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Spy Cams Reveal the Grim Reality of Slaughterhouse Gas Chambers

WIRED Threat Level

Animal rights activists have captured the first hidden-camera video from inside a carbon dioxide “stunning chamber” in a US meatpacking plant. Security Security / Privacy Security / Security News

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Neeva Combines AI and Search – Now Comes The Hard Part

John Battelle's Searchblog

The Very Hardest Thing. What’s the hardest thing you could do as a tech-driven startup? I’ve been asked that question a few times over the years, and my immediate answer is always the same: Trying to beat Google in search.

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Blank-Image Attacks Impersonate DocuSign

KnowBe4

An unusual phishing technique has surfaced this week. Avanan, a Check Point Software company, released a blog Thursday morning detailing a new attack in which hackers hide malicious content inside a blank image within an HTML attachment in phishing emails claiming to be from DocuSign.

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Security Outlook 2023: Cyber Warfare Expands Threats

eSecurity Planet

After a year that saw massive ransomware attacks and open cyber warfare, the biggest question in cybersecurity for 2023 will likely be how much of those attack techniques get commoditized and weaponized.

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Top 10 network security best practices

OpenText Information Management

Network security is constantly evolving. To stay ahead of bad actors, follow these 10 best practices to reduce the risk of data compromise.

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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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Beware: Images, Video Shared on Signal Hang Around

The Security Ledger

A researcher is warning that photos and video files shared in Signal chats may be hanging around on devices, even when they deleted the messages in which the images were shared. The post Beware: Images, Video Shared on Signal Hang Around appeared first on The Security Ledger with Paul F. Roberts.

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LockBit Ransomware Group Reportedly Behind Royal Mail Attack

Data Breach Today

Attack Is Disrupting International Mail Export Services The cyber incident at the Royal Mail that is impeding exports from the United Kingdom is reportedly a ransomware attack by the LockBit ransomware-as-a-service group.

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New T-Mobile Breach Affects 37 Million Accounts

Krebs on Security

T-Mobile today disclosed a data breach affecting tens of millions of customer accounts, its second major data exposure in as many years.

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FIRESIDE CHAT: Can ‘MLSecOps’ do for MLOps, what DevSecOps is doing for DevOps?

The Last Watchdog

Massively interconnected digital services could someday soon save the planet and improve the lives of one and all. Related: Focusing on security leading indicators But first, enterprises and small businesses, alike, must come to grips with software vulnerabilities that are cropping up – and being exploited – at a blistering pace. Innovative vulnerability management solutions are taking shape to meet this challenge.

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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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Critical RCE Lexmark Printer Bug Has Public Exploit

Dark Reading

A nasty SSRF bug in Web Services plagues a laundry list of enterprise printers

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The Small but Mighty Danger of Echo Chamber Extremism

WIRED Threat Level

Research shows that relatively few people exist in perfectly sealed-off media bubbles—but they’re still having an outsize impact on US politics. Security Security / National Security Security / Security News Business / National Affairs

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The FBI Identified a Tor User

Schneier on Security

No details , though: According to the complaint against him, Al-Azhari allegedly visited a dark web site that hosts “unofficial propaganda and photographs related to ISIS” multiple times on May 14, 2019.

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Is the Most Creative Act a Human Can Engage in the Formation of a Good Question?

John Battelle's Searchblog

Wise, Kevin Kelly is. Today I’d like to ponder something Kevin Kelly – a fellow co-founding editor of Wired – said to me roughly 30 years ago.

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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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There is a New Trend in Social Engineering with a Disgusting Name; "Pig-butchering"

KnowBe4

The technique began in the Chinese underworld, and it amounts to an unusually protracted form of social engineering. The analogy is with fattening up a pig, then butchering it for all it’s worth.

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ChatGPT’s Dark Side: An Endless Supply of Polymorphic Malware

eSecurity Planet

CyberArk researchers are warning that OpenAI’s popular new AI tool ChatGPT can be used to create polymorphic malware.

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How to prepare for intelligent capture in Life Sciences

OpenText Information Management

Recently I wrote a blog outlining why intelligent capture is the secret weapon Life Sciences companies need.

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Preservica customers use the past to inform the present, preserving democracy for future generations

Preservica

See how Preservica is helping leading institutions preserve democracy by safeguarding important voting records, some over a century old. Our nation's history of democracy and its road to voting rights is rich with content. The history of voting participation in the U.S.

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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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Ransomware Profits Dip as Fewer Victims Pay Extortion

Data Breach Today

As Funding From Ransoms Goes Down, Gangs Embrace Re-Extortion, Researchers Warn Bad news for ransomware groups: Experts find it's getting tougher to earn a crypto-locking payday at the expense of others.

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Experian Glitch Exposing Credit Files Lasted 47 Days

Krebs on Security

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GUEST ESSAY — How threat detection services for SMBs are continuing to evolve and improve

The Last Watchdog

Small and medium-sized businesses are facing immense security challenges and these are the same as those of mid-size or larger enterprises. Related: Myths about safe browsing Clearly, SMBs need to be alert for cyberattacks, but they also need to stay focused on their business and not sacrifice productivity. Organizations are confronted with a severe security threats landscape, and it is critical that they have the ability to prevent, detect and respond to these threats in a timely manner.

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Microsoft Azure-Based Kerberos Attacks Crack Open Cloud Accounts

Dark Reading

Two common attacks against on-premises Kerberos authentication servers — known as Pass the Ticket and Silver Ticket — can be used against Microsoft's Azure AD Kerberos, a security firms says

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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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Russian Ransomware Gang Attack Destabilizes UK Royal Mail

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: Joe Biden’s classified-documents scandal, the end of security support for Windows 7, and more. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks Security / National Security Security / Privacy Security / Security News

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AI and Political Lobbying

Schneier on Security

Launched just weeks ago, ChatGPT is already threatening to upend how we draft everyday communications like emails , college essays and myriad other forms of writing.

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ChatGPT Doesn’t Get Writer’s Block. Discuss.

John Battelle's Searchblog

Photo by Florian Klauer on Unsplash How long have I been staring at a blank screen, this accusing white box, struggling to compose the first sentence of a post I know will be difficult to write?