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TechMoran

ESET & Strathmore University Partner to fight Cyber-crime

PE Hub

Citco beefs up team with new hire

PE Hub

Databerries gathers $16 mln Series A

Ars Technica

Man accused of sending a seizure-inducing tweet charged with cyberstalking [Updated]

PE Hub

KKR, Caisse to buy insurance broker USI from Onex: Reuters

Stock markets Data leaks
$221,000,000 IPO
PE Hub

VC-backed MuleSoft raises $221 mln for IPO

Stock markets Funding Data leaks
GeekWire

Report: U.S. Justice Department to charge suspects with ties to Russian government in Yahoo hacks

PE Hub

Bringg lands $10 mln in Aleph VC-led round

Funding Data leaks
PE Hub

Toronto fintech startup Dream Payments pulls in $10 mln Series A

Funding Data leaks
$14,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
PE Hub

RiskSense nabs $14 mln Series A

$6,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
FinSMEs

RiskSense Raises $6M in Series A Funding

Funding
$7,000,000 Venture capital
saas-capital , vcaonline

SaaS Capital Portfolio Company, Wiredrive, Merges with MediaSilo and Raises $7 Million

Wired

How the CIA’s Hacking Hoard Makes Everyone Less Secure

Re/code

WikiLeaks reveals the CIA hacked into Apple iPhones, Google Android phones and Samsung TVs

VentureBeat

Encrypted email service ProtonMail is building a separate VPN app

Product Hunt

LeadGibbon

The Verge

Marissa Mayer is giving Yahoo employees her annual bonus to make up for massive hacks

Strategy Data leaks
ZDNet

ESET software allows Mac remote code execution attacks

PE Hub

Carlyle, CVC, KKR bid for Onex's USI Insurance: Bloomberg

Re/code , TechCrunch , Ars Technica , +10

Alphabet’s Waymo is suing Otto and Uber for allegedly stealing the design of a key self-driving system

PE Hub

European fintech company Tradico grabs funding

SiliconANGLE Media

Syncsort eases chore of integrating data from many sources - SiliconANGLE

PE Hub

JMK Consumer Growth Partners rakes in $17 mln for debut fund

Funding Data leaks
$8,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
theregister , SiliconANGLE Media

Former NSA techies raise $8m for their data governance startup

PE Hub

Bain Capital-owned Canada Goose files for initial public offering

PE Hub

Minute Media attracts $15 mln

PE Hub

Castle Creek collects $72.4 mln for sixth $200 mln-targeted fund

PE Hub

MediaSilo and Wiredrive completes merger, raises $7 mln - PE Hub

Apps & Services Cloud
Acquisition
ZDNet

Forcepoint acquires Skyfence in cloud security push

ZDNet

Google plans purge of Play Store apps without privacy policies

Mashable

This TV company was spying on you until it was called out

Data leaks Video streaming
Adweek

Cougar Life's Rebrand Tells Women That Dating Younger Men Is Grrreat!

PE Hub

Promus Ventures collects $14.7 mln for sophomore fund - PE Hub

Business Insider

Snap's secrecy is frustrating banks looking for IPO glory

Stock markets Data leaks
$65,000,000
Xconomy

Carbonite Pays $65M for Double-Take, a Fraction of Its 2010 Cost

Funding Cloud
PE Hub

Clearlake-backed Vision exits Double-Take Software - PE Hub

Cloud Apps & Services
Mashable

Half of Americans think their cybersecurity is worse than 5 years ago

Diversity Data leaks
PE Hub

Reflektive snags $25 mln Series B - PE Hub

Xconomy

New Lexumo CEO on IoT, Startups & Government’s Role in Cybersecurity

ZDNet

Westpac ups stake in quantum security firm QuintessenceLabs

Finextra

Number of US data breaches jumps 40% in 2016

TechCrunch

Security startup CryptoMove fragments data and moves it around to keep it secure

TechCrunch , VentureBeat , ZDNet

ProtonMail adds Tor onion site to fight risk of state censorship

TechCrunch

Mirai botnet creator unmasked as DDOS protection developer tempted by the dark side

SiliconANGLE Media

Obama pardons retired General behind Stuxnet leaks - SiliconANGLE

VentureBeat

Encrypted email service ProtonMail seeks volunteers to translate app

ZDNet

This fake security email tries to make your PC part of a botnet

Business Insider

Apple fortifies CareKit security

ZDNet

Apple partners with Tresorit to offer end-to-end encryption for CareKit

PhoneArena

Apple partners with security firm to strengthen privacy options in CareKit apps