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Google experts have discovered a tool called Hyperscrape that siphons all content from hacked mailboxes, etc.

Google experts have discovered a tool called Hyperscrape that siphons all content from hacked mailboxes. This tool is used by the Iranian APT-group Charming Kitten, which is considered the main cyber-espionage group affiliated with the Iranian special services, in particular military intelligence.

Hackers have stolen the source code and confidential technical information of one of the world's largest password managers, LastPass. It is used by more than 33 million users and 100 thousand companies. As a result of the hack, the attackers were unable to gain access to customers' personal data or encrypted password vaults. To strengthen security measures and mitigate the effects of the attack, the company engaged a leading cybersecurity and forensics firm.

More than 70% of the software used in Kazakhstan is not licensed. This is stated in the draft concept for the development of the digital ecosystem of the republic for 2022–2027 (“Cybershield-2”), published on the Open Regulatory Legal Acts portal. The document also clarifies that issues related to strengthening the protection of personal data remain open.

The international IT professionals' community has announced the 'Top 100 IT Leaders' project. It is a global initiative that allows top IT managers to share their experience, expand their professional network and showcase the best digitalization practices of their companies. Here we will answer the basic questions about the project.

The editors of Global CIO discussed with Ahmet Hakan Göral, CIO at Boutique Rugs and winner of the Project of the Year 2023 contest, his current projects, the approach to digital transformation and the specifics of the role of CIO in retail.

April was full of new initiatives from vendors as well as some fascinating news on the technology front. With Olympics in Paris approaching, more  news will be flowing in from the capital of France.

My profession, the role of CIO, unfortunately means that sometimes I come to a company to replace another CIO. Presumably, the previous CIO did not suit the company, and they decided to replace him or her.

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