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  1. New York City-based passwordless authentication solutions provider Hypr announced on Thursday that it has raised $25 million in a Series C1 funding round.

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  2. Qualys’ Threat Research Unit has shown how a new Linux vulnerability could be chained with two other apparently harmless flaws to gain full root privileges on an affected system.

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  3. California’s Department of Justice mistakenly posted the names, addresses and birthdays of nearly 200,000 gun owners on the internet because officials didn’t follow policies or understand how to operate their website, according to an investigation released Wednesday.

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  4. IBM recently patched a vulnerability in IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL that could have exposed users to supply chain attacks.

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  5. Cuba ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure have continued in 2022, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warn.

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  6. Researchers at industrial cybersecurity firm Nozomi Networks have discovered three vulnerabilities in Mitsubishi Electric’s GX Works3 engineering workstation software that could be exploited to hack safety systems.

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  7. Google is seeing a significant decrease in memory safety issues in Android due to the progressive migration to memory-safe programming languages, such as Rust.

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  8. In the first half of this year, researchers saw a rising trend of wiper malware being deployed in parallel with the Russia-Ukraine war. However, those wipers haven’t stayed in one place – they’re emerging globally, which underscores the fact that cybercrime knows no borders. 

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  9. Mobile security firm Zimperium is warning of an Android trojan that may have stolen Facebook credentials from a large number of users.

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  10. Pangea Cyber, an early stage startup working on technology in the API security services space, has banked $26 million in a new funding round led by Google Ventures.

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  11. Albanian prosecutors on Wednesday asked for the house arrest of five public employees they blame for not protecting the country from a cyberattack by alleged Iranian hackers.

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  12. LastPass, the company known for its popular password manager, and its affiliate, GoTo, are informing customers about a new data breach that appears to be related to a cybersecurity incident disclosed a few months ago.

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  13. Salvadoran digital newspaper El Faro's employees filed a lawsuit in a US federal court on Wednesday against NSO Group, alleging the Israeli firm's controversial Pegasus software was used to spy on them.

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  14. Nvidia’s November 2022 display driver updates patch 29 vulnerabilities impacting Windows and Linux products, including ten high-severity issues.

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  15. The Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC) is warning of multiple vulnerabilities found in three applications that allow Android users to use their device as a keyboard and mouse.

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  16. Vanuatu's government said Thursday it was slowly getting its communications back online following a cyberattack that knocked out emergency services, emails and phone lines for weeks.

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  17. The hackers leaking stolen Australian health records to the dark web on Thursday appeared to end their extortion attempt by dumping a final batch of data online and declaring:"Case closed."

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  18. Almost exactly a year after the Log4Shell security crisis sent defenders scrambling to reduce attack surfaces, new data shows that remediation has been a long, slow, painful slog for most organizations around the world.

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