European lawmakers and officials failed to hammer out a compromise regulation on artificial intelligence after two days of talks that stretched over 22 hours and were intended to culminate in a Thursday settlement. The European Union has been at work on the Artificial Intelligence Act since 2021.
This week, a Bitzlato co-founder pleaded guilty to money laundering charges, a federal judge accepted ex-Binance chief's guilty plea, thieves stole $363M in crypto this November, KyberSwap looks to compensate hack victims, Platypus hackers walked free, and Velodrome and Aerodrome were hacked again.
The number of data breaches in the U.S. has hit an all-time high, amid mounting attacks against third-party vendors and aggressive ransomware attacks, says a report from Apple and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher. Breaches have more than tripled between 2013 and 2022.
Cybersecurity professionals must choose their own destiny, former CSO Joe Sullivan said at this week's Black Hat Europe in London. CISOs will either remain down in the weeds, technically speaking, or learn to become true senior executives and be treated as such by the board.
Whether because they're malicious, oblivious to company rules or outsmarted by hackers, insiders pose a mounting degree of risk to companies. Hunting for outside hackers offers lessons in preventing insider incidents, said Thomas Etheridge, CrowdStrike chief global professional services officer.
A Russia-linked disinformation campaign known as Doppelgänger is employing advanced obfuscation techniques and likely deploying AI to generate content, say security researchers. Doppelgänger has been called Russia's "most aggressively persistent covert influence operation" since 2017.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is urging software developers to implement memory safe coding as part of an effort to address critical vulnerabilities in programming languages and further shift security responsibilities away from end users.
By the numbers, who has implemented GenAI in their organization? Who has a dedicated budget? And who understands the AI regulations for their industry? An expert panel discusses the findings of ISMG's First Annual Generative AI Study: Business Rewards vs. Security Risks.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday released a sweeping strategy document proposing how the Biden administration intends to push the healthcare sector - through new requirements, incentives and enforcement - into improving the state of its cybersecurity.
Researchers from Jamf Threat Labs said they have managed to manipulate the code in a compromised iPhone to effectively make it appear as if the device is entering Lockdown Mode - but "without any of the protections that would normally be implemented by the service."
"How do we surprise our adversaries?" So asked Ollie Whitehouse, CTO of Britain's National Cyber Security Center, in a keynote speech at Black Hat Europe in London in which he urged defenders to focus on resilience and on finding fresh ways to impose material costs on adversaries.
A New York medical imaging services provider is notifying nearly 606,000 individuals that their information was potentially accessed and copied in a recent hacking incident. The entity is one of several medical imaging centers that have reported major hacking breaches in recent weeks and months.
A small group of researchers says it has identified an automated method for jailbreaking OpenAI, Meta and Google large language models with no obvious fix. Just like the algorithms that researchers can force into giving dangerous or undesirable responses, the technique depends on machine learning.
Enterprises have struggled to strike a balance between speed and security and stability, said Sean D. Mack, author, speaker and former CIO and CISO at Wiley. DevSecOps is the superpower that resolves this long-standing conflict and allows organizations to deliver software faster and more securely.
Security experts testified to Congress ahead of a looming 2025 deadline for national compliance that the National Institute of Standards and Technology is better placed than the Transportation Security Administration to lead national implementation efforts for mobile drivers licenses.