Deepfakes, Fraudsters and Hackers Are Coming for Cybersecurity Jobs

Companies in the market for cybersecurity professionals could face a new method of attack, made harder to spot because of artificial intelligence: Hackers posing as job applicants. As cyber threats targeting U.S. companies multiply, some security leaders have increased scrutiny during hiring to weed out bad actors—or simply applicants with over-embellished resumes. Globally, the cyber…

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Chinese State Hackers Target Tibetans with Supply Chain, Watering Hole Attacks

The China-linked threat actor known as Evasive Panda orchestrated both watering hole and supply chain attacks targeting Tibetan users at least since September 2023. The end goal of the attacks is to deliver malicious downloaders for Windows and macOS that deploy a known backdoor called MgBot and a previously undocumented Windows implant known as Nightdoor. Key findings:…

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Microsoft says it Caught Hackers from China, Russia & Iran using its AI tools

Hackers  from Russia, China, and Iran have been using tools from Microsoft-backed OpenAI to hone their skills and trick their targets, according to a report published on Wednesday. Microsoft MSFT.O, opens new tab said in its report it had tracked hacking groups affiliated with Russian military intelligence, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, and the Chinese and North…

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Escrow Accounts of a Company Hacked,25 crores Siphoned off by Cybercriminals

Hackers infiltrated into escrow bank accounts of a Thane based company, posing as bank executive In a major cybercrime incident that has sent shockwaves through the city, unidentified hackers successfully infiltrated the escrow bank account of a Thane-based company, resulting in a staggering loss of approximately Rs 25 crore. Escrow accounts are majorly held by…

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India’s Digital Infrastructure Under Cyber Threat; Agencies, Instructed to Adhere to SoPs

Threat of Cyber attack on Indian websites and critical infrastructure is impending as one of the largest hackers group plans cyber attack targeting the health sector. A nationwide alert has been issued and Central agencies are particularly vigilant instructing to adhere to Cyber Hygiene Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) and perform necessary tasks to safeguard data…

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Microsoft Appoints New CISO in Igor Tsyganskiyor in Major Security Shakeup

Microsoft hires Igor Tsyganskiy, as CISO who who previously served as CTO and President at asset management giant Bridgewater Associates.  Tsyganskiy, who joined Redmond just four months ago, will take over the CISO responsibilities from Bret Arsenault and help guide the company through a new “Secure Future Imitative” that promises faster cloud patches, better management of…

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