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Clearview AI raises $30M to accelerate growth in image-search technology

16 hours 55 minutes ago

Clearview AI announced the successful close of a $30 million Series B funding round that now values the company at $130 million. The investment, which includes funds from institutional investors and family offices, will fuel Clearview’s continued growth. “Law enforcement agencies continue to evolve and adopt new technology by necessity, and Clearview’s revolutionary image search and identification capabilities have proven to be a game-changer in bringing unidentified criminals to justice,” said Hoan Ton-That, Co-Founder and … More →

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OwlGaze raises $1.5M to offer companies an end-to-end predictive threat detection solution

17 hours 10 minutes ago

IMS Digital Ventures announced the closing of a US$ 1.5M pre-seed round of OwlGaze in which it acted as the lead investor. OwlGaze offers companies an end-to-end predictive threat detection solution to identify, prioritise and prevent cyber attacks using advanced correlation and AI technology. Globally, companies ranging from small startups to large enterprises are increasingly affected by cyber threats and they struggle to keep up. “We do not only see a growth in the number … More →

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Hunter Strategy enters Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program

17 hours 39 minutes ago

Boutique cloud engineering and agile DevOps firm, Hunter Strategy, announced their entrance to Google Cloud‘s partner network. This strategic partnership certifies Hunter’s technical expertise in agile cloud development. As a Google Cloud Partner, Hunter joins a premier alliance of Cloud engineers to expand services offerings around cloud advisory, migration, software security, automation, orchestration, and robust managed services capabilities. “We are honored to partner with Google Cloud and serve at the intersection of defensive DevOps and … More →

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PlugwalkJoe Does the Perp Walk

21 hours 51 minutes ago
One day after last summer's mass-hack of Twitter, KrebsOnSecurity wrote that 22-year-old British citizen Joseph "PlugwalkJoe" O'Connor appeared to have been involved in the incident. When the Justice Department last week announced O'Connor's arrest and indictment, his alleged role in the Twitter compromise was well covered in the media. But most of the coverage so far seem to have overlooked the far more sinister criminal charges in the indictment, which involve an underground scene wherein young men turn to extortion, sextortion, SIM swapping, death threats and physical attacks -- all in a bid to seize control over highly-prized social media accounts.
BrianKrebs

How to Mitigate Microsoft Windows 10, 11 SeriousSAM Vulnerability

1 day 4 hours ago
Microsoft Windows 10 and Windows 11 users are at risk of a new unpatched vulnerability that was recently disclosed publicly. As we reported last week, the vulnerability — SeriousSAM — allows attackers with low-level permissions to access Windows system files to perform a Pass-the-Hash (and potentially Silver Ticket) attack.  Attackers can exploit this vulnerability to obtain hashed passwords
The Hacker News

Microsoft Warns of LemonDuck Malware Targeting Windows and Linux Systems

1 day 5 hours ago
An infamous cross-platform crypto-mining malware has continued to refine and improve upon its techniques to strike both Windows and Linux operating systems by setting its sights on older vulnerabilities, while simultaneously latching on to a variety of spreading mechanisms to maximize the effectiveness of its campaigns. "LemonDuck, an actively updated and robust malware that's primarily known
Ravie Lakshmanan

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