Recent Security News

  • Pindrop Security Raises $100 Million to Expand Deepfake Detection Technology

    July 17, 2024 at 11:12AM Pindrop Security secured $100 million in debt financing to enhance its AI-powered detection of AI-generated voice deepfakes, distinct from its previous equity funding. The surge in malicious gen-AI-based deepfake voice attacks has propelled the demand for improved detection tools, as the company aims to counteract the growing threat through specialized…

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  • Ransomware continues to pile on costs for critical infrastructure victims

    July 17, 2024 at 11:10AM Ransomware attack costs on critical national infrastructure organizations surged this year, as Sophos reports a median ransom payment spike to $2.54M, 41 times higher than last year. Costs to recover also rose significantly, with IT sectors reporting the lowest average payment of $330,000, and education and federal government recording the…

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  • Training at Black Hat to Focus on Equipping Cybersecurity Leaders With Soft Skills

    July 17, 2024 at 11:07AM This executive summary highlights Dr. Daniel Shore’s upcoming workshop at Black Hat 2024 titled “Hacking Cybersecurity Leadership.” The workshop focuses on enhancing the soft skills of cybersecurity leaders through research-based training, aiming to address the complex challenges in the industry. It offers practical solutions and emphasizes human-centered leadership in the…

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  • Yacht giant MarineMax data breach impacts over 123,000 people

    July 17, 2024 at 10:56AM MarineMax, the world’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, reported a data breach affecting over 123,000 individuals. The breach, claimed by the Rhysida ransomware gang, involved stolen personal information and financial documents. While the breach was initially downplayed, the attackers accessed the company’s network for ten days, ultimately leading to…

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  • Yacht giant MarineMax data breach impacts 123,000 individuals

    July 17, 2024 at 10:41AM MarineMax, the world’s largest boat and yacht retailer, disclosed a data breach by the Rhysida ransomware gang, impacting over 123,000 individuals. The breach, detected on March 10, 2024, resulted in the theft of personal information and financial documents. Rhysida, a notorious ransomware group, has a history of targeting organizations across…

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