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Data Exfiltration

A Comprehensive Guide to Detecting and Mitigating Data Exfiltration Threats

Data exfiltration, also known as data theft exportation, or extrusion, involves a cyber attacker stealing data from a computer or system. Protecting your systems against data exfiltration has always been crucial, but the topic gained even more interest with the rise of AI tools. These tools introduce a new set of challenges for companies, as data theft methods become more and more sophisticated and harder to detect. Don’t confuse exfiltration with data leakage and data breach. A leakage will be an unintentional exposure of sensitive data, that may be due to a procedural error or a vulnerability in the system. A data breach refers to any type of security incident that results in the unauthorized access of data. Data exfiltration can result from both a leakage and a breach, but not all data leakages or breaches will result in exfiltration. For instance, someone might take advantage of a data leakage and encrypt part of the data to use as ransom. The intention is not to steal the data itself, but only to get money or another ransom in return for the encrypted data. Data exfiltration can have serious consequences for your company, such as, The stolen data makes your systems

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Apple, Nvidia, Anthropic

Tech News – July 16 & 17

Apple, Nvidia, Anthropic reportedly used YouTube transcripts without permission to train AI models According to ProofNews, a dataset used by these companies to train AI models included subtitles from YouTube videos. Specifically, it included subtitles from 173,536 YouTube videos downloaded from over 48,000 channels. Anthropic, Nvidia, Apple and Salesforce are not alleged to have scraped the content, but instead to have used a dataset from a nonprofit AI group called EleutherAI.Source   Anthropic launched Claude app for Android According to Anthropic, Claude offers multi-platform support, enabling users to pick up and continue conversations across the web, iOS, and Android versions. The release of the generative AI tool on the Google Play Store comes two months after the launch of the Claude app for iOS in May.Source   Google parent Alphabet is in advanced talks to buy cybersecurity startup Wiz for roughly $23 billion Wiz, a cloud security firm based in New York, helps companies identify and target risks in their cloud infrastructure. This deal would be nearly double the size of Google’s largest acquisition so far.Source   Apple released iOS 18 public beta for iPhone The iOS 18 public preview is a beta version of the software that will launch

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Preventing data exfiltration
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Preventing data exfiltration

Data exfiltration can cause serious havoc on your business, and hackers have no shortage of options to carry out such attacks. This variety makes some

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Data theft
Case Studies
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How does data exfiltration happen?

Data exfiltration or data theft can significantly impact your business, leading to revenue and reputation loss and making your systems more vulnerable than before. But

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Data exfiltration
Case Studies
Team IJC

Data exfiltration

Data exfiltration, also known as data theft exportation, or extrusion, involves a cyber attacker stealing data from a computer or system. Protecting your systems against

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Apple, Nvidia, Anthropic
Daily News
Team IJC

Tech News – July 16 & 17

Apple, Nvidia, Anthropic reportedly used YouTube transcripts without permission to train AI models According to ProofNews, a dataset used by these companies to train AI

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Last week's news
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Last week’s news

Patronus AI launched Lynx, a model that can detect hallucinations in large language models

Meta AI created a compact language model for mobile devices

Google Maps will add speedometer and speed limits for iOS and CarPlay

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Patronus AI Lynx
Daily News
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Tech News – July 11 & 12

Patronus AI launched Lynx, a model that can detect hallucinations in large language models

WhatsApp will add voice message transcription on Android

An Exim vulnerability is affecting 1.5 million servers

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Google's dark web monitoring
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Tech News – July 9 & 10

Google’s dark web monitoring will soon be free for everyone

Meta AI created a compact language model for mobile devices

Google Maps will add speedometer and speed limits for iOS and CarPlay

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Top news this week
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Top news this week, 7th-10th of May 2024

Google unveiled AlphaFold 3, a new AI model that could greatly accelerate the development of new drugs and treatments

Researchers have uncovered a significant vulnerability in VPNs

OpenAI is rumored to be working on a new search engine built into ChatGPT

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Dell database
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Daily News – 10th of May 2024

A hacker has breached a database that Dell uses to store information about customer purchases

Microsoft is working on a big Start menu update for Windows 11

Microsoft will launch an Xbox mobile store in July

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Google AlphaFold 3
Daily News
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Daily News – 9th of May 2024

Google unveiled AlphaFold 3, a new AI model that could greatly accelerate the development of new drugs and treatments

GitHub Copilot Chat is now available on iOS and Android

OpenAI is rumored to be working on a new search engine built into ChatGPT

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OpenAI detect AI generated images
Daily News
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Daily News – 8th of May 2024

OpenAI unveiled a new tool that can detect AI generated images

Microsoft has developed a generative AI model designed specifically for US intelligence organizations like the CIA

OpenAI will launch a tool called Media Manager in 2025

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Daily News
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Daily News – 7th of May 2024

Microsoft is developing a new large language model called MAI-1

Researchers have uncovered a significant vulnerability in VPNs

OpenAI and Stack Overflow will collaborate to bring more technical knowledge into ChatGPT

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Google Chrome
Daily News
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Daily News – 30th of April 2024

Google has incorporated a new machine learning model into Chrome’s adress bar

EU gave Apple six months to ensure that the iPadOS complies with the DMA’s regulations

GitHub has revealed Copilot Workspace, an AI development environment

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