Menlo Security raises $75M

Cloud security company Menlo Security has raised $75 million in Series D funding.

GreatHorn raises $13M

Email security platform company has closed a $13 million funding round.

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand — Engadget

Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored, writes Kris Holt. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/20/florida-hacker-ransom-riviera-beach/

Vade Secure raises $79M

Predictive email defense company Vade Secure raised €70 million from General Catalyst.

Adjust raises $227 million for mobile measurement and fraud prevention — VB

Adjust, a leader in mobile measurement and fraud prevention, announced it has raised $227 million in a new round of funding, writes Dean Takahashi. Here is the link: https://venturebeat.com/2019/06/12/adjust-raises-227-million-for-mobile-measurement-and-fraud-prevention/

CrowdStrike soars in public debut — CNN

CrowdStrike rallied more than 70% on its first day as a publicly traded company, writes Anneken Tappe. Here is the link: https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/12/investing/crowdstrike-ipo/index.html

US Customs and Border Protection’s database of traveler photos was hacked and stolen —...

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...

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database — Engadget

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 acquires Recorded Future for $780 million

Insight Partners has acquired a controlling interest in threat intelligence company Recorded Future for $780 million.

FireEye acquires Verodin for $250 million

FireEye has acquired Verodin for approximately $250 million. 

AttackIQ raises $17.6M

AttackIQ has raised $17.6 million in a Series B funding round.

Laptop with some of the world’s most destructive malware sold for $1.3 million —...

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...

The trade secret — ProPublica

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/

Exabeam raises $75M

San Mateo, Calif.-based cybersecurity company Exabeam has closed a $75 million Series E funding round.

Red Canary raises $34M

Red Canary, a provider of security operations solutions, has raised $34 million.