Ransomware attackers quickly weaponize PHP vulnerability with 9.8 severity rating
TellYouThePass group opportunistically infects servers that have yet to update.
14-06-2024 19:40

Retired engineer discovers 55-year-old bug in Lunar Lander computer game code
A physics simulation flaw in text-based 1969 computer game went unnoticed until today.
14-06-2024 18:04

“Simulation of keyboard activity” leads to firing of Wells Fargo employees
With worker surveillance on the rise, vendors sell devices to fake keyboard and mouse movement.
13-06-2024 20:51

Report: Apple isn’t paying OpenAI for ChatGPT integration into OSes
Apple thinks pushing OpenAI’s brand to hundreds of millions is worth more than money.
13-06-2024 17:20

Turkish student creates custom AI device for cheating university exam, gets arrested
Elaborate scheme involved hidden camera and an earpiece to hear answers.
12-06-2024 20:52

New Stable Diffusion 3 release excels at AI-generated body horror
Users react to mangled SD3 generations and ask, "Is this release supposed to be a joke?"
12-06-2024 19:26

One of the major sellers of detailed driver behavioral data is shutting down
Selling "hard braking event" data seems less lucrative after public outcry.
12-06-2024 17:57

China state hackers infected 20,000 Fortinet VPNs, Dutch spy service says
Critical code-execution flaw was under exploitation 2 months before company disclosed it.
11-06-2024 22:56

Apple and OpenAI currently have the most misunderstood partnership in tech
Apple's AI moves are nothing new for a company that has integrated outside tech for decades.
11-06-2024 17:29

Hackers steal “significant volume” of data from hundreds of Snowflake customers
Given shortcomings of Snowflake and its customers, there's plenty of blame to go around.
10-06-2024 22:08

Apple unveils “Apple Intelligence” AI features for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS
Apple debuts new catchall AI branding, generative features during WWDC 2024 keynote.
10-06-2024 19:15

Apple rolls out numerous “Apple Intelligence” AI features for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS
Apple debuts new catchall AI branding, generative features during WWDC 2024 keynote.
10-06-2024 19:15

Nasty bug with very simple exploit hits PHP just in time for the weekend
With PoC code available and active Internet scans, speed is of the essence.
07-06-2024 21:57

VMware customers may stay, but Broadcom could face backlash “for years to come”
300 director-level IT workers making VMware decisions were questioned.
07-06-2024 14:24

7,000 LockBit decryption keys now in the hands of the FBI, offering victims hope
The announcement could be good news for those whose data has been inaccessible.
06-06-2024 19:13

DuckDuckGo offers “anonymous” access to AI chatbots through new service
DDG offers LLMs from OpenAI, Anthropic, Meta, and Mistral for factually-iffy conversations.
06-06-2024 16:39

Russian agents deploy AI-produced Tom Cruise narrator to tar Summer Olympics
With only weeks until the Games start, expect more to come, Microsoft says.
05-06-2024 21:41

Ex-OpenAI staff call for “right to warn” about AI risks without retaliation
Open letter argues for AI whistleblower provisions due to lack of government oversight.
04-06-2024 21:52

London hospitals declare emergency following ransomware attack
Attack takes out third-party testing and diagnostics provider critical to care.
04-06-2024 21:16

Zoom CEO envisions AI deepfakes attending meetings in your place
Eric Yuan told The Verge that "digital twins" are the future of work.
04-06-2024 19:23

Ticketmaster hacked in what’s believed to be a spree hitting Snowflake customers
Researcher says Snowflake customers hit by mass scraping ... "but nobody noticed."
03-06-2024 22:23

Nvidia jumps ahead of itself and reveals next-gen “Rubin” AI chips in keynote tease
"I'm not sure yet whether I'm going to regret this," says CEO Jensen Huang at Computex 2024.
03-06-2024 17:13

Journalists “deeply troubled” by OpenAI’s content deals with Vox, The Atlantic
"Alarmed" writers unions question transparency of AI training deals with ChatGPT maker.
31-05-2024 21:56

Google’s AI Overview is flawed by design, and a new company blog post hints at why
Google: "There are bound to be some oddities and errors" in system that told people to eat rocks.
31-05-2024 19:47

Federal agency warns critical Linux vulnerability being actively exploited
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency urges affected users to update ASAP.
31-05-2024 17:38

Tech giants form AI group to counter Nvidia with new interconnect standard
"Ultra Accelerator Link" aims to connect high-performance GPUs and servers.
30-05-2024 20:42

Law enforcement operation takes aim at an often-overlooked cybercrime linchpin
Officials hope to sever a component crucial to the larger malware landscape.
30-05-2024 19:41

Mystery malware destroys 600,000 routers from a single ISP during 72-hour span
An unknown threat actor with equally unknown motives forces ISP to replace routers.
30-05-2024 14:00

OpenAI board first learned about ChatGPT from Twitter, according to former member
Helen Toner, center of struggle with Altman, suggests CEO fostered "toxic atmosphere" at company.
29-05-2024 15:54

Researchers crack 11-year-old password, recover $3 million in bitcoin
A flaw with the digital wallet and a bit of luck did the trick.
29-05-2024 15:42

US sanctions operators of “free VPN” that routed crime traffic through user PCs
911 S5 residential proxy service was composed of 19 million IP addresses.
28-05-2024 23:28

OpenAI training its next major AI model, forms new safety committee
Amid criticism, OpenAI's new "safety" team includes CEO; GPT-5 may be farther off than expected.
28-05-2024 16:05

Newly discovered ransomware uses BitLocker to encrypt victim data
ShrinkLocker is the latest ransomware to use Windows' full-disk encryption.
24-05-2024 22:06

Google’s “AI Overview” can give false, misleading, and dangerous answers
From glue-on-pizza recipes to recommending "blinker fluid," Google's AI sourcing needs work.
24-05-2024 11:00

Crooks plant backdoor in software used by courtrooms around the world
It's unclear how the malicious version of JAVS Viewer came to be.
23-05-2024 22:46

Bing outage shows just how little competition Google search really has
Opinion: Actively searching without Google or Bing is harder than it looks.
23-05-2024 20:01

A root-server at the Internet’s core lost touch with its peers. We still don’t know why.
For 4 days, the c-root server maintained by Cogent lost touch with its 12 peers.
23-05-2024 17:10

EmTech Digital 2024: A thoughtful look at AI’s pros and cons with minimal hype
At MIT conference, experts explore AI's potential for "human flourishing" and the need for regulation.
23-05-2024 16:38

Researchers spot cryptojacking attack that disables endpoint protections
A key component: Installing known vulnerable drivers from Avast and IOBit.
21-05-2024 19:14

New Windows AI feature records everything you’ve done on your PC
Recall uses AI features "to take images of your active screen every few seconds."
20-05-2024 21:43

OpenAI on the defensive after multiple PR setbacks in one week
Sexy voices, departing employees, and NDA rumors have challenged the AI company.
20-05-2024 20:51

Financial institutions have 30 days to disclose breaches under new rules
Amendments contain loopholes that may blunt their effectiveness.
17-05-2024 19:27

Arizona woman accused of helping North Koreans get remote IT jobs at 300 companies
Alleged $6.8M conspiracy involved "laptop farm," identity theft, and résumé coaching.
16-05-2024 22:49

Archie, the Internet’s first search engine, is rescued and running
A journey through busted tapes, the Internet Old Farts Club, and SPARCstations.
16-05-2024 17:44

#MIWIC2024 One To Watch: Valeen Oseh-Ovarah, Founder and CEO of TisOva
Organised by Eskenzi PR in media partnership with the IT Security Guru, the Most Inspiring Women in Cyber Awards aim to shed light on the remarkable women in our industry. The following is a feature on one of 2024’s Ones to Watch winners selected by an e
16-05-2024 17:34

Cato Networks Partners with e& Further Expanding Global SASE Platform with New UAE PoP
Today, Cato Networks announces a strategic partnership with e& (etisalat and) during International Telecoms Week (ITW) in the United States, a significant move that will see the establishment of a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) within the global technol
16-05-2024 13:41

Most Companies Affected by Software Supply Chain Attacks in the Last Year, Struggling to Detect and React Effectively
Over the past year, a significant portion of global organisations (54%) experienced software supply chain attacks, with many struggling to adapt to the escalating risk environment. These findings stem from ‘The State of Software Supply Chain Securi
16-05-2024 13:33

Advanced Cyber Defence Systems Joins Elite Group in Signing CISA’s Secure by Design Pledge
Advanced Cyber Defence Systems (ACDS) has today joined the US Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) and UK National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Secure by Design pledge, becoming one of the first 100 companies, alongside AWS, Micr
16-05-2024 13:25

Building a diverse and inclusive cyber workforce
At this month’s DTX Manchester, I’ll be taking part in a panel discussion around the importance of inclusion and diversity in cyber recruitment. For far too long cyber security was seen as a man’s sport. Not only did men take up the majority of leadershi
16-05-2024 12:57

Public Sector IT is Broken: Turning the System Back On
Today’s IT services within public sector organisations are not adequate for their intended purpose anymore. Security breaches frequently make headlines. Downtime disrupts services and productivity. There is excessive overspending across the UK too. What
16-05-2024 10:50

BreachForums, an online bazaar for stolen data, seized by FBI
An earlier iteration of the site was taken down last year; now its reincarnation is gone.
15-05-2024 22:37

Google unveils Veo, a high-definition AI video generator that may rival Sora
Google's video-synthesis model creates minute-long 1080p videos from written prompts.
15-05-2024 20:51

Linux maintainers were infected for 2 years by SSH-dwelling backdoor with huge reach
Ebury backdoors SSH servers in hosting providers, giving the malware extraordinary reach.
15-05-2024 16:56

#MIWIC2024 One To Watch: Jenny McCullagh, Graduate Cybersecurity Engineer at Leonardo and Co-Founder and Director of CyberWomen Groups C.I.C
Organised by Eskenzi PR in media partnership with the IT Security Guru, the Most Inspiring Women in Cyber Awards aim to shed light on the remarkable women in our industry. The following is a feature on one of 2024’s Ones to Watch winners selected by an e
15-05-2024 15:55

Expert Insight: How Diverse Leadership Can Benefit the Security Sector
In today’s business landscape, diverse leadership is essential for driving innovation, improving decision-making, and maintaining a competitive advantage. Historically, STEM sectors have been male-dominated, with strict job descriptions and rigid h
15-05-2024 15:23

Commonly used passwords for new accounts include “User” & “Welcome
New research into password usage for new accounts during the onboarding process, has revealed a worrying trend where easily guessable passwords are left unchanged for new starters, presenting significant security risks for organisations. The findings fro
15-05-2024 11:45

Chief Scientist Ilya Sutskever leaves OpenAI six months after Altman ouster
CEO Altman: "OpenAI would not be what it is without him."
15-05-2024 03:05

Google strikes back at OpenAI with “Project Astra” AI agent prototype
AI model updates galore at Google I/O, including 2M context window, Imagen 3, Veo, and more.
14-05-2024 19:11

Apple, SpaceX, Microsoft return-to-office mandates drove senior talent away
"It’s easier to manage a team that’s happy.”
14-05-2024 14:40

The hunt for rare bitcoin is nearing an end
Rare bitcoin fragments are worth many times their face value.
14-05-2024 14:03

Expert Insight: What’s the key to bringing more diversity into the tech sector?
It’s often argued that the lack of women and non-binary individuals in tech is due to inadequate support, insufficient attention — especially from senior management — and a dearth of those candidates studying subjects such as science, technology, enginee
14-05-2024 11:01

#MIWIC2024: Jan Carroll, Managing Director at Fortify Institute
Organised by Eskenzi PR in media partnership with the IT Security Guru, the Most Inspiring Women in Cyber Awards aim to shed light on the remarkable women in our industry. The following is a feature on one of 2024’s Top 20 women selected by an esteemed p
14-05-2024 10:32

Before launching, GPT-4o broke records on chatbot leaderboard under a secret name
Anonymous chatbot that mystified and frustrated experts was OpenAI's latest model.
13-05-2024 21:33

Black Basta ransomware group is imperiling critical infrastructure, groups warn
Threat group has targeted 500 organizations. One is currently struggling to cope.
13-05-2024 19:55

Major ChatGPT-4o update allows audio-video talks with an “emotional” AI chatbot
New GPT-4o model can sing a bedtime story, detect facial expressions, read emotions.
13-05-2024 17:58

Google patches its fifth zero-day vulnerability of the year in Chrome
Exploit code for critical "use-after-free" bug is circulating in the wild.
10-05-2024 17:02

Stack Overflow users sabotage their posts after OpenAI deal
Anti-AI users who change or delete answers in protest are being punished.
09-05-2024 21:20

Dell warns of “incident” that may have leaked customers’ personal info
Notification follows claim of compromised database with 49M Dell customers' data.
09-05-2024 18:40

CIOs and CFOs, two parts of the same whole
The business boardroom: a machine that drives corporate strategy and shapes the future of the company. Such a force requires cohesion and alignment, but silos still exist today. One of the biggest divides lies between the Chief Finance Officer and Chief
09-05-2024 15:10

Critical vulnerabilities in BIG-IP appliances leave big networks open to intrusion
Hackers can exploit them to gain full administrative control of internal devices.
08-05-2024 21:35

Dell responds to return-to-office resistance with VPN, badge tracking
Report claims new tracking starts May 13 with unclear consequences.
08-05-2024 20:57

Robot dogs armed with AI-aimed rifles undergo US Marines Special Ops evaluation
Quadrupeds being reviewed have automatic targeting systems but require human oversight to fire.
08-05-2024 19:59

Robot dogs armed with AI-targeting rifles undergo US Marines Special Ops evaluation
Quadrupeds being reviewed have automatic targeting systems but require human oversight to fire.
08-05-2024 19:59

TrustRadius recognises KnowBe4 for fifth year running in Security Awareness Training
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced that TrustRadius has recognised KnowBe4’s Security Awareness Training and PhishER with 2024 Top Rated Awards. KnowBe4’s Security Awareness
08-05-2024 16:17

How Tech Can Help you Obtain a Building Passport: Net-Zero Building Certification Guide
Net-Zero Building Certification  is a credential that identifies structures which have attained parity between the amount of energy they use and how much renewable energy they produce in twelve months’ time. This guide will outline step by step what you
08-05-2024 15:23

Expert Insight: ‘Minding the gap’: how can we work to make cyber accessible for women?
According to the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), only 17% of the UK cyber sector workforce is female, and this is down from 22% in 2022. To make matters worse, we’re fighting a losing battle against an ever-increasing cyber skil
08-05-2024 13:46

Registration Opens for International Cyber Expo 2024: Where Cyber Leaders Converge to Shape Tomorrow’s Defences
Today, Nineteen Group has announced the opening of registration for the highly anticipated International Cyber Expo (ICE) 2024. Set against the iconic Olympia London on September 24th and 25th, ICE 2024 promises to be an unparalleled convergence of the b
08-05-2024 10:34

Salt Security Unveils First AI-Infused API Security Platform to Address Proliferation of GenAI Application Development
This week, Salt Security, a frontrunner in API security, have unveiled its groundbreaking API Security Protection Platform. This platform, powered by Pepper, Salt’s own Large Language Model (LLM) AI, represents a leap forward in API protection. By
08-05-2024 10:20

CyberSmart announces expansion into the Australian market with HAT Distribution partnership
CyberSmart, the UK’s leading provider of complete cyber confidence to UK SMEs has announced its partnership with Australian technology distributor, HAT Distribution. The partnership will provide businesses in Australia with fast, hassle-free Essential Ei
08-05-2024 09:57

Ransomware mastermind LockBitSupp reveled in his anonymity—now he’s been ID’d
The US places a $10 million bounty for the arrest of Dmitry Yuryevich Khoroshev.
07-05-2024 19:34

Microsoft launches AI chatbot for spies
Air-gapping GPT-4 model on secure network won't prevent it from potentially making things up.
07-05-2024 19:22

Cybereason Announces the Availability of Cybereason Mobile Threat Defence in Response to Increases in Sophisticated Mobile Device Attacks
Cybereason has announced the availability of Cybereason Mobile Threat Defence, Powered by Zimperium. With the explosive growth in mobile devices and apps comes an ever-evolving attack surface. Research shows that 60% of endpoints accessing enterprise ass
07-05-2024 15:27

Over 70% of Staff Use AI At Work, But Only 30% of European Organisations Provide AI Training
Today, new research by ISACA has revealed that, despite nearly three quarters (73%) of European organisations reporting that their staff use AI at work, only 30% provide limited training to employees in tech-related positions, while 40% offer no training
07-05-2024 15:08

Cyber Threat Research: Poor Patching Practices and Unencrypted Protocols Continue to Haunt Enterprises
Cato Networks, the SASE leader, today unveiled the findings of its inaugural Cato CTRL SASE Threat Report for Q1 2024. The report shows all organizations surveyed continue to run insecure protocols across their wide access networks (WAN), making it easie
07-05-2024 13:34

Data Brokers: What They Are and How to Safeguard Your Privacy
As more of our personal data is collected online, privacy concerns have increased. With a few clicks, we share intimate details about ourselves. However, most people are unaware of how widely their data spreads. Behind the scenes is an entire industry of
07-05-2024 08:36

Novel attack against virtually all VPN apps neuters their entire purpose
TunnelVision vulnerability has existed since 2002 and may already be known to attackers.
06-05-2024 20:35

New Microsoft AI model may challenge GPT-4 and Google Gemini
In project headed by former Inflection chief, MAI-1 may have 500B parameters.
06-05-2024 19:51

These dangerous scammers don’t even bother to hide their crimes
Cybercriminals openly run dozens of scams across social media and messaging apps.
04-05-2024 11:37

Microsoft plans to lock down Windows DNS like never before. Here’s how.
ZTDNS brings the best of both worlds to DNS: encryption and fine-grained control.
03-05-2024 23:42

Counterfeit Cisco gear ended up in US military bases, used in combat operations
"One of the largest counterfeit-trafficking operations ever."
03-05-2024 21:58

Microsoft ties executive pay to security following multiple failures and breaches
Microsoft has been criticized for "preventable" failures and poor communication.
03-05-2024 20:25

AI in space: Karpathy suggests AI chatbots as interstellar messengers to alien civilizations
Andrej Karpathy muses about sending a LLM binary that could "wake up" and answer questions.
03-05-2024 19:04

Maximum-severity GitLab flaw allowing account hijacking under active exploitation
The threat is potentially grave because it could be used in supply-chain attacks.
02-05-2024 19:02

World Password Day 2024: Try Passkeys!
On this World Password Day, we should all pause and think about how we can adopt passkeys. Passkeys represent a significant industry shift in identity security, moving away from traditional credentials of usernames and passwords to a more secure “no know
02-05-2024 11:02

World Password Day 2024: What are the experts saying?
It’s World Password Day 2024! What’s clear is that passwords and creating and maintaining good password hygiene is still one of the most effective ways to protect businesses. We’ve gathered some insights from cybersecurity experts who h
02-05-2024 10:55

Hacker free-for-all fights for control of home and office routers everywhere
How and why nation-state hackers and cybercriminals coexist in the same router botnet.
02-05-2024 00:20

Anthropic releases Claude AI chatbot iOS app
Anthropic finally comes to mobile, launches plan for teams that includes 200K context window.
01-05-2024 21:36

The BASIC programming language turns 60
Easy-to-use language that drove Apple, TRS-80, IBM, and Commodore PCs debuted in 1964.
01-05-2024 16:17

Here’s your chance to own a decommissioned US government supercomputer
145,152-core Cheyenne supercomputer was 20th most powerful in the world in 2016.
30-04-2024 21:52

Health care giant comes clean about recent hack and paid ransom
Ransomware attack on the $371 billion company hamstrung US prescription market.
30-04-2024 20:44

source : arstechnica, darkreading, itsecurityguru