Cybersecurity News that Matters

Cybersecurity News that Matters

Hongcheon, Gangwon―Released in 1966, the movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly depicts an uneasy alliance and struggle among three men on a quest for hidden treasure. Echoing the film’s themes, a group of experts in artificial intelligence security recently held a workshop titled “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of AI Security.” […]

A popular South Korean YouTube entertainment channel with over 8 million subscribers, along with the company’s streaming content platform, was hacked on Saturday. The channel’s name and profile picture were replaced with those of a cryptocurrency company, and all previously hosted content was removed and replaced. Total Variety Network (tvN), a pay television channel that […]

The United States telecommunications giant AT&T, which serves over 114.5 million wireless subscribers, recently experienced a major data breach. Information on 109 million users was illegally downloaded and exposed on a third-party platform. On July 13, AT&T disclosed on its website that nearly all of its customers’ data had been exposed. According to the company, […]

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Sejong, South Korea―While the trustworthiness of artificial intelligence models is being rigorously tested by technology researchers, backdoor attacks on large language models (LLMs) present one of the most challenging security concerns for AI, according to an expert on Thursday. Key to generative AI, an LLM refers to a deep learning algorithm trained on extensive datasets. […]

Sejong, South Korea―Quantum satellites, representing the next generation of space systems, must adopt measures to counter innovative threats, according to a quantum cryptography expert who spoke on Wednesday. Ayesha Khalid, Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Secure Information Technologies at Queen’s University Belfast, presented a security solution for satellites against quantum-based threats at the 2024 […]

Sejong, South Korea―Digital watermarking technology could be an effective tool for detecting disinformation, especially in an era where fabricators of misleading media are equipped with artificial intelligence technologies, suggested an expert on information hiding on Wednesday. David Megias, a professor in the Faculty of Computer Science, Multimedia, and Telecommunications at the Open University of Catalonia, […]

Internet-connected devices are reshaping people’s lives, yet they remain among the most highly vulnerable of consumer products, emphasized a global expert on cybersecurity testing and certification on Tuesday, underscoring the critical need for protective measures to be enacted on all such devices worldwide. In an interview with The Readable, Jerome Hamel, the head of Cybersecurity […]

Wireless devices are becoming more and more prevalent in our daily lives, increasing the need for robust security measures to mitigate the potential risks anticipated to accompany their widespread use. Bureau Veritas ICTK, a global chip testing laboratory, is set to host an event where cybersecurity companies and interested parties can share perspectives and gain […]

A former employee of LG Display has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for illegally obtaining information about the company’s core technologies. He extracted this information through his child’s phone with the intention of using it for employment at a competing Chinese company. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court confirmed the decision of the appellate […]

The healthcare sector has become a prime target for cyberattacks, as shown by recent high-profile incidents in both the United Kingdom and the United States. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported that in 2023, the healthcare sector was the most targeted critical infrastructure by ransomware, impacting at least 249 healthcare organizations across the U.S. […]

On Saturday, the Australian Attorney General announced that the government would introduce new legislation to criminalize the creation and dissemination of deepfake pornography without the consent of those being depicted. Attorney General of Australia, Mark Dreyfus, announced via his social media account on X that the government plans to present legislation concerning the restriction of […]

Seoul — The ACM WiSec Conference — With the rise of drones posing a threat to critical infrastructure, public safety, and privacy due to their affordability and convenient operation, a security expert introduced a new drone detection system on Tuesday that integrates both video and audio detection solutions, enhancing surveillance capabilities against unauthorized drone activity. […]

Seoul — The ACM WiSec Conference — On Tuesday, three research groups presented on the topic of cyberattacks at the ACM WiSec conference in Seoul. The researchers highlighted how attackers can exploit vulnerabilities in data protection and authentication to launch such attacks. They emphasized the critical need to safeguard devices and networks from emerging methods […]

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