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$42,000,000
Geektime.com , e27 , SiliconANGLE Media , +1

Huawei reportedly acquires Israeli startup Hexatier for $42 million

Funding
New York Times Bits

3 Men Made Millions by Hacking Merger Lawyers, U.S. Says

VentureBeat

Encrypted email app ProtonMail reports surge in users after latest Yahoo hack revealed

TechCrunch , Mashable , Business Insider

Government requests for Facebook user data up 27 percent in first half of 2016

The Guardian

Journalist demands Twitter name user who sent him seizure-triggering tweet

ZDNet

Methbot: Russian botnet steals millions from US companies every day

Adweek

Russian Ring of Digital Ad Crooks Is Reportedly Making Over $3 Million a Day

TechMoran

Don’t use same password for multiple accounts, Sophos warns Yahoo users

The Guardian

Facebook to flag fake news with help of its users and fact-checkers

Nieman Lab

Clamping down on viral fake news, Facebook partners with sites like Snopes and adds new user reporting

CNET

Yahoo reveals another, even bigger hack

Business Insider

Republican senator accuses Russia of hacking his accounts

US elections Data leaks
The Guardian

Uber employees 'spied on ex-partners, politicians and Beyoncé'

ArcticStartup

Cybelangel: the winner of Slush100

ZDNet

Q&A: Infinidat CEO Moshe Yanai on providing speedy, afforable, reliable storage

VentureBeat

Encrypted email app ProtonMail introduces two-factor authentication

SiliconANGLE Media

Dataguise launches DgSecure data governance support for AWS - SiliconANGLE

Technical.ly

Why the GovLab's director is wrong about open data and the FOIA Brooklyn

VentureBeat

Encrypted email service ProtonMail offers limited number of ‚ÄėLifetime‚Äô accounts for $1,400¬†each

BetaKit

Equibit: John McAfee joining Toronto-based blockchain security startup (McAfee: definitely not)

$600,000 Venture capital
Tech in Asia , e27 , NextBigWhat , +2

This startup has a survival toolkit for the planet of the bots, and it just got funded

ZDNet

TM Forum, FIWARE Foundation to collaborate on smart city APIs

The Guardian

Our elections now will be decided by hackers and leaked data

US elections Data leaks
£2,500,000 Venture capital
cicplc

CIC commits £19 million to six recent investments | Cambridge Innovation Capital

Funding
TechCrunch

Signups for encrypted mail client ProtonMail double after election

US elections Privacy
The Guardian

Facebook profile glitch 'kills' millions. Even Mark Zuckerberg

memeburn

WeFix 'investigating' profiling incident at Northgate branch

VentureBeat

Encrypted email service ProtonMail says new signups doubled after Trump win

Privacy US elections
£3,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)
Tech City News

Wiltshire's Arkivum lands £3m Series C

Funding
Re/code , TechCrunch , TNW

How much money do you make? LinkedIn wants to know.

SiliconANGLE Media

Researchers discover macOS malware pretending to be Chrome advertised using Adwords

Mashable

Too late, this election has already been hacked

US elections Cyber security Data leaks
WSJD

Russian Hacks Show Cybersecurity Limits

New York Times Bits

N.S.A. Appears to Have Missed ‚ÄėBig Red Flags‚Äô in Suspect‚Äôs Behavior

Wired

Security News This Week: Ukrainian Group Leaks Emails From Top Putin Aides

Cyber security Foreign affairs Data leaks
ZDNet

ProtonMail strikes out at Google for crippling encrypted email service searches

The Guardian

WhatsApp asked by European regulators to pause sharing user data with Facebook

TechCrunch

Why did ProtonMail vanish from Google search results for months?

SiliconANGLE Media

‚ÄėFirm of the Future': How cloud, mobile and automation are revolutionizing accounting | #QBConnect

People Data leaks
TechCrunch

Companies expect IP theft to rise in the next year, according to a new survey from Deloitte

TechCrunch

HYPR raises $3 million to keep hackers from getting their hands on your fingerprints

£744,000 Seed fund
BBC News

Glasgow attack alarm developer secures £800,000 investment

Funding
The Guardian

Google’s ad tracking just got creepier. Here’s how to disable it

Websites Data leaks
TechCrunch

WikiLeaks reveals Barack Obama’s pre-presidential email address

US elections Messaging Data leaks
PhoneArena

Samsung is asking suppliers and employees to prevent Galaxy S8 leaks from surfacing

Mobile devices Data leaks
CNET

WikiLeaks: Julian Assange's internet access 'severed'

$3,000,000 Seed fund
FinSMEs

Hypr Raises $3M in Funding

AlleyWatch

NYC Startup HYPR Just Raised $3M To Let You Stare Your Password Down

TechCrunch

Yahoo turns automatic email forwarding back on, claiming ‚Äúupgrades‚ÄĚ required it to be¬†disabled

Strategy Data leaks
‚ā¨3,500,000 Venture capital (Series A)
EU-Startups

Malware and threat analysis provider VMRay secures ‚ā¨3.5 million Series A investment

Funding Cyber security Technology