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Cybersecurity startups, once the VC darling, hammered by layoffs

Thousands have been laid off, despite startups raising huge amounts of cash and VC investments increasing year-over-year.

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Amsterdam cyber startup Hadrian closes €10.5M Seed for platform which simulates hacker attacks

As companies grow they expose more of themselves online and become harder to defend in terms of cybersecurity. One report estimates that 30%-40% of a...

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Behavioral cybersecurity platform CybSafe raises $28M Series B led by Evolution Equity Partners

Last year, UK cybersecurity startup CybSafe, a “behavioral security” platform, raised a $7.9 million in a Series A. This SaaS product with a...

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To better manage cybersecurity risk, extend zero-trust principles to third parties

Today’s cybersecurity landscape requires an agile and data-driven risk management strategy to deal with the ever-expanding third-party attack...

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IP and cybersecurity disputes are top legal concerns for tech companies

No industry is a stranger to litigation, but for the tech sector, it appears IP and patent disputes, followed by cybersecurity and data protection...

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Sunday Security launches a cybersecurity service for senior execs

Traditionally, cybersecurity has always focused on what can be hacked and not so much on who might be most at risk. Sunday Security, which is...

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US, UK and EU blame Russia for ‘unacceptable’ Viasat cyberattack

The cyberattack knocked out communications across Ukraine and Eastern Europe as Russia was preparing to invade.

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A stealthy new espionage group is targeting corporate mergers and acquisitions

In some cases, the advanced persistent threat group went undetected in victims' networks for as long as 18 months.

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US offers bounty for Sandworm, the Russian hackers blamed for destructive cyberattacks

Microsoft says it has detected close to 40 destructive attacks targeting Ukraine's government and critical infrastructure.

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Lapsus$ hackers targeted T-Mobile source code in latest data breach

This latest security incident is T-Mobile's seventh data breach in four years.

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US warns of state-backed malware designed to hijack critical infrastructure systems

U.S. government agencies are warning that state-backed hackers have developed custom malware that enables them to compromise and hijack commonly used...

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Ukraine disrupts attempt by Russian hackers to take down energy provider

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) has disrupted an attempt by Sandworm, a hacking group known to work for Russia’s...

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Prelude raises $24M to help organizations harden their cybersecurity defenses

The Series A round will help the company build out its engineering team.

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Microsoft seizes domains used by Russian spies to target Ukraine

The tech giant said the Russian hackers were seeking "long-term access" to Ukrainian targets, provide tactical support for Russia's...

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FBI operation aims to take down massive Russian GRU botnet

The botnet is attributed to Sandworm, hackers known to work for Russia's military intelligence.

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Coro secures $60M at ~$500M valuation for an all-in, SaaS-based cyber protection platform aimed at SMBs

Enterprises typically dedicate significant money and talent towards protecting themselves from security breaches. That leaves a wide opportunity for...

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Mailchimp says an internal tool was used to breach hundreds of accounts

The email marketing giant said hackers targeted customers in the cryptocurrency and finance sectors.

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The how and why of raising OT security capital

The advent of ransomware and targeted attacks on critical infrastructure have changed the game and are highlighting operational technology security....

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Viasat cyberattack blamed on Russian wiper malware

The newly discovered "AcidRain" is believed to be the seventh strain of wiper malware to target Ukraine since Russia’s invasion.

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Lapsus$ found a spreadsheet of passwords as they breached Okta, documents show

The documents provide the most detailed account so far of how the Lapsus$ hackers targeted Okta's network.

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US charges four Russian spies for hacking Saudi oil facility and US nuclear power plant

The Triton malware attempted to blow up a Saudi oil facility in 2017, but failed.

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Okta says hundreds of companies impacted by security breach

Hackers compromised Okta's network via its customer support company Sykes.

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A security lapse exposed India’s CISF personnel files and health records

A database was accessible from the internet but wasn't protected with a password.

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Study: 30% of Log4Shell instances remain vulnerable

Considering recent APT41 attacks, organizations that continue to leave the Log4Shell flaw unaddressed are hitting the snooze button when it comes to...

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Google discovers threat actor working as an ‘initial access broker’ for Conti ransomware hackers

"Exotic Lily" breaks into vulnerable organizations and sells access to victim networks.

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China-backed APT41 compromised ‘at least’ six US state governments

The state-sponsored hacking group was discovered stealing credentials.

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As war escalates in Europe, it’s ‘shields up’ for the cybersecurity industry

It’s a juxtaposition of sorts to think the cybersecurity industry is vulnerable to cyberattack, but for many nation state groups, this is their...

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Ukraine says Belarusian hackers are targeting its defense forces

Security officials attributed the ongoing phishing campaign to the Minsk-linked UNC1151 threat group.

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