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What you might have missed at Black Hat and Def Con 2022

Six talks you need to know from this year's hacker summer camp.

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US unmasks alleged Conti ransomware operative, offers $10M for intel

This is the first time the federal government has publicly identified a Conti ransomware operative.

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Amazon-owned MGM makes a viral video show with surveillance footage from Amazon-owned Ring

Ring recently came under fire for leaking footage to law enforcement without device owners' permission.

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A Tornado (Cash) flew around my room

Jacquelyn and Anita talk Coinbase's lackluster earnings, the U.S. cracking down on crypto mixers and Binance-related beef

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Luta Security and Emsisoft discuss how to fight ransomware at Disrupt

Ransomware is an exponentially growing global threat. Here are just a few examples from 2022: Costa Rica declared a national emergency after a $20...

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Spin Technology raises $16M to protect SaaS apps against attacks

Spin Technology, a cybersecurity vendor developing a platform to defend SaaS apps against attacks, has raised $16 million in a venture funding round.

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Meta’s threat report highlights clumsy attempt to manipulate Ukraine discourse

Meta’s quarterly “Adversarial Threat Report” paints a somewhat depressing picture of the once feared global troll ecosystem: A...

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Axio lands $23M to help companies quantify cyber risk

Axio, a platform developing a tool to quantify and model cyber risk, has raised $23 million in a venture funding round.

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Upstream’s new vault could help NFT holders sleep at night

Upstream, a DAO tooling startup, launched a new multisig product to help users secure their NFTs and crypto assets

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Thousands of Solana wallets drained in multimillion dollar exploit

Solana, an increasingly popular blockchain known for its speedy transactions, has become the target of the crypto sphere’s latest hack. An...

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Cybrary secures $25M to grow its platform for cybersecurity training

Cybrary, a company offering an online portal for cybersecurity education, has raised $25 million in a fresh funding tranche.

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Microsoft puts its RiskIQ acquisition to work

Microsoft today added two new features to its Microsoft Defender security platform: Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence and Microsoft Defender...

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Microsoft links Windows zero-day hacks to Austrian spyware maker

The technology giant said it's patched at least four zero-days related to the Subzero spyware since 2021.

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Cybersecurity vendor Entrust tells customers data was stolen during June cyberattack

The company told customers in a note that "some files were taken from our internal systems."

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If it walks like a dog and barks like a dog, perhaps it’s actually a digital asset security

Crypto exchange Coinbase is facing an SEC probe into whether it illegally sold securities. So did it?

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Pogo lands millions to become the ‘Honey for the real world’

If Pogo had its way, you’d get paid every time you stroll down Market Street in San Francisco. Or check your e-mail. Or open its app. The only...

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Online insurer Policybazaar says customer data was exposed by ‘unauthorized access’

Indian online insurer Policybazaar said on Sunday that it was subject to an unspecified security incident but found that “no significant”...

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Crypto startup Blockdaemon continues acquisition spree, buying Sepior

The deal marks the startup's fourth acquisition in two years and its second since buying NFT aggregator Gem in March

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HiddenLayer emerges from stealth to protect AI models from attacks

HiddenLayer, a startup developing a product to protect AI-powered systems from cyberattacks, has emerged from stealth with $6 million in seed funding.

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TikTok’s chief security officer steps down amid increased scrutiny from US officials

TikTok's head of global security, Roland Cloutier, is stepping down, and will be replaced by Kim Albarella.

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A ransomware attack on a debt collection firm could be one of 2022’s biggest health data breaches

A cyberattack on a little-known debt collection firm affects over 650 healthcare facilities across the U.S.

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‘Elden Ring’ game maker Bandai Namco says hackers may have stolen customer data

The gaming giant said it detected “unauthorized access” to its systems on July 3.

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A huge data leak exposes China’s vast surveillance state

One billion resident records were allegedly siphoned from a Shanghai police database in China

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US government says North Korean hackers are targeting American healthcare organizations with ransomware

The government alert says the Maui ransomware has been active since at least May 2021.

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Hotel giant Marriott confirms yet another data breach

It's the company's third breach in recent years.

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Google launches Advanced API Security to protect APIs from growing threats

Advanced API Security, a new Google Cloud product available in preview, is designed to help Apigee customers protect their APIs from cybersecurity...

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RansomHouse extortion group claims AMD as its latest victim

The chip maker said it's investigating the alleged data breach.

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Opaque Systems secures cash to keep data private while enabling collaboration

Opaque Systems, a startup developing a confidential computing platform that enables analytics and AI workloads on encrypted data sets, has raised $22...

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