The bad guys are using ChatGPT. There has been a rise in the number of novel attacks meant to bypass legacy rules and IOC-based systems, including zero-day nation-state attacks, insider threats, "living off the land" attacks, model poisoning of AI/ML solutions, and prompt injection for LLM-based systems.
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Cloud-native application protection platforms are emerging as a game-changing solution to the evolving challenges in cloud security. Mattan Shalev, head of product management at Wiz, outlined the power of CNAPPs in reducing risk and fortifying cloud security.
Applications rely on lines of code to provide business value, but too much of that code is inherently dirty, full of inconsistencies and vulnerabilities. Olivier Gaudin, co-founder and CEO of Sonar, said organizations need clean code that is consistent, intentional, adaptable and responsible.
DDoS attacks often disrupt the normal functioning of a targeted server, service or network by overwhelming it with a flood of traffic. KillNet, a collective of Russian-aligned hacktivists known for its DDoS attacks, gained attention by successfully taking down several U.S. government websites.
The Black Hat conference features presentations that have already led to very public warnings about remotely hackable flaws in everything from Jeep Cherokees and Linux-powered rifles to Android mobile devices and Mac OS X.
Expect every new warning of cybercrime attacks, online espionage or the malware du jour to be slickly marketed, with the announcements carefully timed. But is this bad for either the information security community or attackers' victims?
Millions of user credentials are breached regularly - whether we hear of the incidents or not. So, why do we continue to rely on passwords? Derek Manky of Fortinet discusses authentication and data retention.
That Russian hackers may be hording 1.2 billion credentials merely reflects the insecurity of the world we live in today, says David Perry, threat strategist at the Finnish IT security company F-Secure.
The hacker community can be a cynical crowd, or perhaps a realistic one, that tries to make the best of the threats confronting society. CISO Dan Geer, for example, prefers to hire security folks who are, more than anything else, sadder but wiser.