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Food Shortages at Dutch Supermarkets After Ransomware Outage

There were empty shelves at branches of the Netherlands’ largest supermarket chain recently after a ransomware attack on a key logistics supplier. The attack occurred over the Easter weekend.

Brave browser disables Google's FLoC tracking system

Brave, a Chromium-based browser, has removed Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), Google's controversial alternative identifier to third-party cookies for tracking users across websites.

Detecting the "Next" SolarWinds-Style Cyber Attack

The SolarWinds attack, which succeeded by utilizing the sunburst malware, shocked the cyber-security industry. This attack achieved persistence and was able to evade internal systems long enough to gain access to the source code of the victim.

Victims are spotting cyber attacks much more quickly - but there's a catch

The amount of time cybercriminals are spending inside compromised networks is dropping. But while that might sound like a positive development, one reason hackers are spending less time inside networks is because of the surge in ransomware attacks.

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Says Cyberattacks are the Number One Threat to the Global Financial System

Cyberattacks are now the foremost risk to the global financial system, even more so than the lending and liquidity risks that led to the 2008 financial crisis, according to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

61 percent of employees fail basic cybersecurity quiz

Nearly 70 percent of employees polled in a new survey said they recently received cybersecurity training from their employers, yet 61 percent nevertheless failed when asked to take a basic quiz on the topic.

Talon Cyber Security raises $26M to further develop its technology and expand the development team

Talon Cyber Security announced that it has secured $26 million in seed funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Team8, serial entrepreneur Zohar Zisapel, and leading cyber angel investors.

Network Attack Trends for Winter 2020

Unit 42 researchers analyzed network attack trends over Winter 2020 and discovered many interesting exploits in the wild. During the period of Nov. 2020 to Jan. 2021, the majority of the attacks we observed were classified as critical (75%).

Cybersecurity training startup Hack The Box raises $10.6M Series A led by Paladin Capital

Cybersecurity training startup Hack The Box has raised a Series A investment round of $10.6 million, led by Paladin Capital Group and joined by Osage University Partners, Brighteye Ventures, and existing investors Marathon Venture Capital.

CS:GO, Valve Source games vulnerable to hacking using Steam invites

A group of security researchers known as the Secret Club took to Twitter to report a remote code execution bug in the Source 3D game engine developed by Valve and used for building games with tens of millions of unique players.

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