A subcontractor with the US Customs and Border Protection agency has suffered a data breach that has exposed the photos of travelers traveling in and out of the United States, writes...
MS Celeb contained more than 10 million images, writes Rachel England. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/06/microsoft-discreetly-wiped-its-massive-facial-recognition-databa/
Insight Partners has acquired a controlling interest in threat intelligence company Recorded Future for $780 million.
FireEye has acquired Verodin for approximately $250 million.
AttackIQ has raised $17.6 million in a Series B funding round.
Artist Guo O Dong collaborated with the cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to produce “The Persistence of Chaos,” meant to convey the kind of real-world damage malware can bring, writes Taylor Telford. Here...
Firms that promised high-tech ransomware solutions almost always just pay the hackers, writes Renee Dudley and Jeff Kao. Here is the link: https://features.propublica.org/ransomware/ransomware-attack-data-recovery-firms-paying-hackers/
San Mateo, Calif.-based cybersecurity company Exabeam has closed a $75 million Series E funding round.
Red Canary, a provider of security operations solutions, has raised $34 million.
As Slack prepares to go public, the company is warning potential investors that it's a target for malicious attacks, writes Caroline Haskins. Here is the link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pajbj8/slack-warns-investors-its-a-target-for-nation-state-hacking
Microsoft has admitted that its Outlook.com security breach was worse than the company initially revealed, writes Tom Warren. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/15/18311112/microsoft-outlook-web-email-hack-response-comment
U.S. Bank has hired Derek White as chief digital officer, responsible for leading the company's newly combined digital team.
Deepwatch, a provider of intelligence-driven managed security services, has raised $23 million in a Series A funding round.
Asus is believed to have pushed the malware to hundreds of thousands of customers through its trusted automatic software update tool, writes Kim Zetter. Here is the link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pan9wn/hackers-hijacked-asus-software-updates-to-install-backdoors-on-thousands-of-computers
Industrial cybersecurity platform company CyberX, has raised $18 million in a funding round.