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Google opens it's third Cybersecurity Centre in Europe Wed, 6th 2023: This new hub, known as the Google Safety Engineering Center (GSEC), aims to advance the state of the art in cybersecurity and malware analysis. Ransomware Attacks on U.S. Credit Unions Sat, 2nd 2023: A recent ransomware attack has caused significant disruptions to approximately 60 credit unions across the United States. Google Cloud Q3 2023 Threat Horizons Report Thu, 23rd 2023: The Google Cloud Q3 2023 Threat Horizons Report provides strategic intelligence about threats to cloud enterprise users, along with cloud-specific research. Securing AI: Similar or Different? Thu, 23rd 2023: As AI continues to develop, it’s important to consider the security implications of these technologies. Planning Considerations for Cyber Incidents Fri, 10th 2023: Although a fully mature cybersecurity program includes cyber incident response planning, effective planning for cyber incidents requires specific areas of focus. pyobfgood - Python obfuscation trap Thu, 9th 2023: Labeled as "BlazeStealer", the payload retrieves an additional malicious script from an external source, enabling a Discord bot that gives attackers complete control over the victim's computer. Electric Ireland customers warned of data breach risk Wed, 8th 2023: The data breach may have exposed customers’ bank account numbers, debit and credit card details, and IBAN numbers. When to Issue VEX Information Mon, 6th 2023: Guidance and structure for the software security world When to Issue Vulnerability Exploitability eXchange (VEX) Information Phishing: Stopping the Attack Cycle at Phase One Fri, 3rd 2023: Outlining phishing techniques malicious actors commonly use and providing guidance for both network defenders and software manufacturers. Meta banned from Processing Personal Data Thu, 2nd 2023: Irish DPA to Ban Meta from Processing Personal Data for Behavioural Advertising Following EDPB Urgent Binding Decision


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