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AI Is Not a Security Silver Bullet

The use of artificial intelligence in security should be very focused on multiplying the efforts of security teams, especially considering the current shortage of security skills.

Security Lessons From Protecting Live Events

Security defenders working for large venues and international events need to be able to move at machine speed because they have a limited time to detect and recover from attacks. The show must go on, always.

Emotet Banking Trojan Resurfaces, Skating Past Email Security

"The attacks are using hijacked email threads and then using those accounts as a launch point to trick victims into enabling macros of attached malicious office documents," a Thursday report from Deep Instinct explained.

DigiCert Acquires DNS Made Easy

The addition of DNS Made Easy enhances the company's certificate validation and lifecycle management portfolio, it said in a company statement on the acquisition. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Exposed Kubernetes Clusters, Kubelet Ports Can Be Abused in Cyberattacks

Recent data from Shodan shows 243,469 Kubernetes clusters that are publicly exposed. These clusters also exposed port 10250, used by the kubelet (the agent running on each node to ensure that all containers are running in a pod) as a default setting.

Quanta Servers Caught With 'Pantsdown' BMC Vulnerability

Several Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) server models are vulnerable to a critical firmware vulnerability that puts them at risk of attacks that take full control over the server — and that can spread across numerous servers on the same network.

Cybersecurity-Focused SYN Ventures Closes $300 Million Fund II

The closing comes less than 12 months since the launch of its debut fund and continues the firm’s focus on early-stage cybersecurity, industrial security, national defense, privacy, regulatory compliance, and data governance start-ups.

CLOP Ransomware Activity Spiked in April

While on the whole the ransomware landscape remained fairly stable between March and April, a new analysis shows a sizable hike in attack activity from the CLOP ransomware group.

Nisos Announces $15 Million in Series B Funding Round

The Series B funding for Nisos, the managed intelligence service provider, was led by global cyber investor Paladin Capital Group, alongside existing investors Columbia Capital and Skylab Capital.

Vanity URLs Could be Spoofed for Social Engineering Attacks

Vanity links created by companies to add their brand to well-known cloud services could become a useful vector for phishing attacks and a way to better fool victims, researchers warn.

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