Specifically, the company wants to acquire exploits that work against the Windows versions of the ExpressVPN, NordVPN and Surfshark applications. These VPN services have millions of users. Zerodium is looking for remote code execution, IP address leak, and other information disclosure exploits. It does not want to acquire local privilege escalation vulnerabilities. The company has…

The new funding round was led by Insight Partners. Mouro Capital, MS&AD Ventures, Canvas Ventures, Foundation Capital, and Coinbase board member Gokul Rajaram also participated. Skyflow says it wants to use the new investment to further grow its sales, marketing, and engineering teams. The company plans to hire 100 new employees by the end of…

CYTRIO was founded by Vijay Basani (chief executive officer), Pankaj Parekh (chief privacy officer), and Darshan Joshi (chief technology officer), who collectively have 50 years of experience in data, privacy and security. Basani previously founded WebManage Technologies (acquired by NetApp), AppIQ (acquired by HP), and Cygilant. The company offers a solution that simplifies and automates…

Extended Detection and Response (XDR) is touted as the security solution for the increasingly complex modern IT ecosphere. The principle is to extend EDR threat hunting beyond the endpoint and across the entire infrastructure. Cybereason has announced a partnership with Google Chronicle – the latter to provide ecosphere data, and the former to provide the…

Duality Technologies says the funds will help it expand go-to-market operations, strengthen its position on the privacy-preserving segment and Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs), and to advance partnerships with technology vendors. The funding round was led by LG Technology Ventures. Existing investors Hearst Ventures, Intel Capital, and Team8, along with Euclidean Capital and NAventures, the corporate…

The number of cybersecurity-related mergers and acquisitions announced in the past months has remained constant, with roughly 40 deals announced in September 2021 as well. September 1 – 15 ACA Group acquires Catelas Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisor in financial services ACA Group announced buying Catelas, a company that has developed an electronic communications…

Named IPv6 Considerations for TIC 3.0, the document was issued in line with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum 21-07, which mandates CISA to enhance the Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) program to ensure Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is implemented within federal IT systems. The new IPv6 guidance is meant to provide information on…

Recent large-scale DDoS attacks using a new botnet called Mēris peaked at almost 22 million requests per second. According to Qrator research, MikroTik’s network devices generated a fair share of the botnet’s traffic. Having analyzed the situation, MikroTik experts found no new vulnerabilities in the company’s routers; however, old ones may still pose a threat….