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Synopsys to buy WhiteHat Security for $330 mn

Synopsys is set to acquire WhiteHat Security, a provider of application security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), for approximately $330 million in cash, from NTT Security. The addition of WhiteHat...
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Vulnerabilities in audio decoders of Qualcomm and MediaTek: Check Point

Check Point Research (CPR) identified vulnerabilities in the audio decoders of Qualcomm and MediaTek, the two largest chip manufacturers. The vulnerabilities could have led an attacker...
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Hackers steal $180 mn in cryptocurrency from Beanstalk Farms

Hackers have stolen nearly $180 million in cryptocurrency from Beanstalk Farms, a decentralised finance (De-Fi) project. Beanstalk operates a system where participants earn rewards by...
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Retailer WH Smith suspends online orders after cyber attack

British retailer WH Smith has suspended orders from its online greetings card and gift business Funky Pigeon following a cyber-security incident last week. WH Smith,...
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Trend Micro releases Cyber Risk Index (CRI) for second half

Trend Micro announced the findings of its Cyber Risk Index (CRI) for the second half of 2021, standing at -0.04, which is an elevated risk...
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Marelli selects Upstream’s AutoThreat PRO solution for security

Marelli, a global automotive supplier, has selected Upstream’s AutoThreat PRO solution to leverage multiple data sources and AI-based methodologies to secure its products. Marelli will...
OIL under cyber attack

Ransomware hits OIL headquarters in Assam

A major cyber-attack has occurred at state-owned Oil India (OIL) headquarters in Assam, with the hacker demanding $75,00,000. OIL’s Manager, Security, Sachin Kumar, who filed...
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KKR to buy cybersecurity firm Barracuda in $4 bn deal

KKR announced it will buy cybersecurity firm Barracuda Networks from its private equity owner Thoma Bravo. Media reports said the value of the deal...
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Cyber security firm Kaseya to buy Datto for $6.2 bn

Software maker Datto said it would be taken private by security software company Kaseya for $6.2 billion in a deal funded by a consortium led...
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PE firm Thoma Bravo to buy SailPoint for $6.1 bn in cybersecurity push

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo revealed it is set to buy SailPoint Technologies, a leading cybersecurity firm, for $6.12 billion. Thoma Bravo will boost its presence...

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