REvil ransomware group returns following short period offline

The REvil ransomware gang – also known as Sodinokibi – has fully returned following a period in the darkness since July this year.

LGBTQ+ community being targeted for extortion on dating apps, US FTC warns

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has warned that extortion scammers are targeting the LGBTQ+ community through dating apps such as Feeld and Grindr.

Tenable set to acquire security firm Accurics for $160m

Cyber exposure firm Tenable is planning to purchase cloud-native security company Accurics for a total fee of $160m.

Evolon Technology reels in $16m from Series A round

Security company Evolon Technology has secured $16m from a Series A funding round to help it further accelerate growth.

Intel 471 receives strategic investment from private equity firm

Cyber threat intelligence platform Intel 471 has scored a strategic investment from private equity firm Thoma Bravo.

Cybersecurity giant Snyk more than triples valuation as it edges closer to decacorn status

Cybersecurity giant Snyk has increased its valuation by nearly $4bn in a matter of months, following the close of a $530m Series F.

Aviatrix hits $2bn valuation after second funding round this year

Cloud networking and network security platform Aviatrix has raised $200m in a growth funding round led by TCV.

Data security platform Borneo nets Series A capital

Real-time data security platform Borneo has raised $15.5m in its Series A round, which was led by Vulcan Capital.

Eventus concludes $30m Centana-led Series B

Trade surveillance firm Eventus Systems has secured $30m from a Series B funding round led by Centana Growth Partners.

What makes the perfect ransomware victim?

A recent report by cybersecurity company Kela has revealed findings on what the ideal victim looks like to the ransomware gangs of today.

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How banks can strength their risk-based approach to financial crime

A recent case study by financial crime prevention firm Acuminor has detailed how banks can improve their stance of tackling the financial crime threats they face through its risk-focused technology.

Half of insurance customers would consider coverage from digital firms

A report by Capgemini and Efma has discovered that 50% of insurance customers are willing to consider coverage from digital-based firms.

Why financial institutions may need tools to understand Portuguese for due diligence

To ensure financial institutions understand the risks of doing businesses around the world, having a due diligence and adverse media screening tool that understands Portuguese is vital.

US set to sanction crypto wallets and exchanges in ransomware crackdown

The Biden Administration is expected to begin issuing sanctions against crypto exchanges, wallets and traders used by ransomware groups to crackdown on cyberattacks.

Monese unveils new BaaS platform, enters partnership with Investec

Challenger bank Monese has entered a strategic partnership with Investec Bank following the recent introduction of the former’s banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform.

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