Vulnerabilities (155)

Las Vegas Cyber Attacks Show High Stakes of Social Engineering  

Recent high-profile cyber attacks on two Las Vegas casino operators have underscored how big the payout can be when hackers bet on the human element.


Private 5G Networks Pose Unique Cybersecurity Challenges

As more and more organizations implement private 5G networks, their security teams face a unique set of benefits, challenges and risks.


How Big Was the MOVEit Hack and What Can Security Pros Learn?  

A few months after the mass exploit of a zero-day vulnerability in Progress Software’s popular MOVEit file transfer tool first surfaced over Memorial Day weekend, the hack has positioned itself as the year’s largest.


Hackers Tackle Generative AI at Def Con Conference

With approval from the White House and major technology companies, thousands of hackers have spent time trying to crack generative AI models like ChatGPT at the recent Def Con hacking conference in Las Vegas. So reports Axios.


MOVEit Data Breach Widens to Millions of Americans  

The toll of individuals who had their personal information stolen after hackers targeted the popular MOVEit file transfer software has continued to rise, with millions of victims in Colorado alone. So reports TechCrunch.


Identity-Based Attacks Dominate in 2023, CrowdStrike Warns

When the punk band X-Ray Spex sang, “Identity is the crisis,” they might as well have been talking about the cybersecurity environment so far this year. That’s one of the takeaways from CrowdStrike’s recently released 2023 Threat Hunting Report.


Microsoft Probes China Breach Linked to State Dept. Hack  

Microsoft said it is investigating how hackers, allegedly tied to China, obtained a key that allowed them to access email accounts for State Department officials, among others. So reports TechCrunch.


Security Decision-Makers Don’t Feel Trusted by C-Suite: Kroll  

Fully 42% of information security decision-makers have cited a lack of trust as their biggest challenge. That’s according to Kroll’s 2023 State of Cyber Defense Report.


U.S. Department of Transportation Investigates Massive Breach  

A spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Transportation has confirmed that the agency is looking into a data breach affecting 237,000 now and former federal government employees. So reports cybersecurity firm Recorded Future’s news outlet, The Record.


Ex-Uber Security Leader Avoids Prison, But Others Are On Notice  

A federal judge in San Francisco has sentenced Joe Sullivan, the former chief security officer at Uber, to three years’ probation for criminal obstruction involving a data breach.


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