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  1. Quishing Campaign Targets Chinese Citizens via Fake Official Documents

    Cyber threat intelligence provider Cyble observed a new malicious QR code phishing campaign targeting Chinese citizens

  2. Cybersecurity Burnout Costing Firms $700m+ Annually

    Hack The Box research claims employee burnout could be costing hundreds of millions in lost productivity

  3. G7 to Develop Cybersecurity Framework for Energy Sector

    The G7 nations agree to develop a cybersecurity framework for key technologies used to operate electricity, oil and natural gas systems

  4. CIISec Urges Employers to Target Young Talent in Gaming Centers

    The Chartered Institute of Information Security has issued a new guide to help firms recruit more talent

  5. 92% of Organizations Hit by Credential Compromise from Social Engineering Attacks

    A Barracuda report found that 92% of organizations experienced an average of six credential compromises caused by email-based social engineering attacks in 2023

  6. Fake Meeting Software Spreads macOS Infostealer

    Recorded Future has found that Vortax, a purported virtual meeting software, is actually malicious software spreading three information stealers

  7. VMware Discloses Critical Vulnerabilities, Urges Immediate Remediation

    VMware has disclosed critical vulnerabilities impacting its VMware vSphere and VMware Cloud Foundation products, with patches available for customers

  8. Quarter of Firms Suffer an API-Related Breach

    Salt Security study finds 23% of organizations suffered a breach via production APIs in 2023

  9. Report Reveals Record Exploitation Rate For Load Balancers

    Action1 reveals cybercriminals are increasingly targeting NGINX and Citrix load balancers

  10. Los Angeles Public Health Department Discloses Large Data Breach

    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health revealed a data breach impacting more than 200,000 individuals, with personal, medical and financial data potentially stolen

  11. Academics Develop Testing Benchmark for LLMs in Cyber Threat Intelligence

    Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology introduced a benchmark designed to assess large language models’ performance in cyber threat intelligence applications

  12. Meta Pauses European GenAI Development Over Privacy Concerns

    Meta has delayed plans to train its LLMs using public content shared by adults on Facebook and Instagram following a request by Ireland’s data protection regulator

  13. China Attempted Covert Military Drone Tie-Up With UK University – Report

    New report reveals China’s attempts to access leading AI research for military purposes

  14. London Ransomware Attack Led to 1500 Cancelled Appointments and Operations

    Ransomware attack on an NHS supplier forced the health service to rearrange 1000+ operations and appointments

  15. UK General Election: Tech Policy Expert Calls for Law Overhaul to Combat Deepfakes

    Governments should “police the content rather than the technology used to create it,” Matthew Feeney from the Centre for Policy Studies argued in a new paper

  16. Microsoft Admits Security Failings Allowed China to Access US Government Emails

    Microsoft President Brad Smith told US Congress that the tech giant accepts responsibility for security failings regarding the 2023 China hack

  17. Ascension Attack Caused by Employee Downloading Malicious File

    Healthcare firm Ascension said that ransomware attackers gained access to its systems after an employee accidently downloaded a malicious file

  18. Arid Viper Hackers Spy in Egypt and Palestine Using Android Spyware

    ESET detected five cyber espionage campaigns targeting Android users with trojanized apps deploying ‘AridSpy’ spyware

  19. Kaspersky Finds 24 Flaws in Chinese Biometric Hardware Provider

    A series of vulnerabilities could enable an attacker to bypass the Chinese manufacturer’s biometric access systems

  20. Cyber Insurance Claims Hit Record High in North America

    Insurance firm Marsh received over 1800 cyber claim reports from clients in the US and Canada in 2023, higher than any other year

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