June 1, 2024, 11:35 AM

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Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Researchers say a threat actor claims to have hacked Ticketmaster and Santander using stolen credentials of a Snowflake employee; Snowflake disputes the claims  —  A threat actor claiming recent Santander and Ticketmaster breaches says they stole data after hacking into an employee's account at cloud storage company Snowflake.
Owen Walker / Financial Times:
Hacking group ShinyHunters offers to sell alleged data of Santander staff and 30M customers; Santander warned on May 14 that a database had been compromised  —  ShinyHunters group is advertising data it says includes account details of 30mn customers  —  Hackers are offering to sell …
Joseph Cox / 404 Media:
Filing: Ticketmaster confirms “unauthorized activity within a third-party cloud database”, after a hacking group advertised alleged data of 560M users for sale  —  Live Nation, the parent company of Ticketmaster, confirmed it found “unauthorized activity” within a cloud database …
Sarah Wynn / The Block:
President Biden vetoes a bill overturning SAB 121, a controversial SEC bulletin that establishes accounting standards for companies that custody crypto  —  - U.S. President Joe Biden vetoed a bill to overturn a controversial Securities and Exchange Commission bulletin, SAB 121 …
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
Content creators are amassing audiences of thousands on Twitch by covering political news and raising funds for Palestinians, as other platforms eschew politics  —  Dozens of content creators are leveraging the live streaming app to raise funds for Palestinians, circumventing political content bans on other platforms.
YC is lobbying in Washington to support “Little Tech” over concerns that AI regulations meant to head off harms will instead help Big Tech maintain its lead  —  Venture capital firms are bringing San Francisco's startup culture to Washington as they try to tip the regulatory scales away from giants in the sector.
Carl Franzen / VentureBeat:
Q&A with the pseudonymous Pliny the Prompter, who is well known in the AI community for jailbreaking leading LLMs, on what motivates them, their goals, and more  —  Around 10:30 am Pacific time on Monday, May 13, 2024, OpenAI debuted its newest and most capable AI foundation model …
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Jio Financial Services, part of Reliance, launches the JioFinance app to provide digital banking, bill payments, and other services in a crowded Indian market  —  Indian conglomerate Reliance Group is making its boldest consumer-facing move yet into financial services with the launch of JioFinance …

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