Winter in London features Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland, Christmas lights galore, and the return of the Black Hat Europe cybersecurity conference, featuring briefings on everything from quantum cryptography and router pwning to dissecting iOS zero-days and training generative AI to attack.
It looks as if Carbon Black's days as part of Broadcom are numbered. Broadcom CEO Hock Tan told staff at newly acquired VMware in both an email and town hall meeting that he plans to "review strategic alternatives." The move comes just four years after VMware purchased Carbon Black for $2.1 billion.
Sam Altman's abrupt exit from OpenAI has sent shockwaves rippling through Silicon Valley over this weekend, but of a variety very different than those that emanated from the recent collapses of FTX and SVB. Altman spent the last six years building a transformational technology.
A scientist claims to have developed an inexpensive system for using quantum computing to crack RSA, which is the world's most commonly used public key algorithm. If true, this would be a breakthrough that comes years before experts predicted. Now, they're asking for proof.
The volume of known ransomware attacks surged last month to record-breaking levels, with groups collectively listing 514 victims on their data-leak sites, security researchers report. In the lead: long-timer LockBit followed by newcomer LostTrust, with other new groups also having a notable impact.
In recent years, the adoption of public cloud infrastructures has surged, providing organizations with unparalleled flexibility and scalability. But this shift has also introduced a new set of challenges when it comes to protecting web applications and APIs that are hosted on these platforms.
The unique characteristics of the telecommunications industry pose significant challenges to the implementation of robust vulnerability management programs. Security director Ian Keller lists the top four challenges and discusses strategies to overcome them.
The Clop ransomware operation's recent mass zero-day exploit of Progress Software's MOVEit secure managed file transfer software followed the criminals launching similar attacks against users of Accellion FTA, SolarWinds Serv-U and Fortra GoAnywhere.
The data leak and negotiation sites for the Ragnar Locker ransomware group went offline Thursday after an international law enforcement operation, backed by the FBI and police in Europe, seized its infrastructure. Whether the disruption spells the end for Ragnar Locker remains unclear.
How did Israeli intelligence fail to spot and stop the deadly assault on Saturday by Hamas militants? Experts suggest planners used offline tactics and extreme compartmentalization to prevent leaks and evade well-known Israeli cyberespionage and digital surveillance capabilities.
Hacktivists who hit healthcare or otherwise target civilians are violating international humanitarian law, warns the International Committee of the Red Cross. As many self-proclaimed hacktivists appear to be Russian government cutouts, will legal threats make them rethink their life choices?
Discover the crucial insights and predictions from experienced hackers about the intersection of Generative AI and cybersecurity, including emerging risks, vulnerabilities, and innovative approaches to safeguarding data and systems in this brave new world.
A data security startup led by a Microsoft and Google veteran and backed by Samsung and CrowdStrike could soon be acquired by Palo Alto Networks. The company is in advanced talks to buy data security posture management startup Dig Security for between $300 million and $400 million.
Addressing the cybersecurity needs of under-secured markets presents a unique set of challenges. Jim Simpson and Heidi Craun of Blumira discuss why traditional XDR solutions fall short and how their approach helps firms strengthen their cybersecurity posture while enhancing customer experience.