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Veracode raises $40mn to help developers fix application bugs

Application security startup Veracode announced on Thursday that it has raised $40mn in new funds to expand the adoption of its anti-cyber-attack software. This latest funding round is expected to be the last in a series of pushes which have raised a total of $112mn for the company since its launch in 2006. The next… Read More


IBM reveals new cloud analytics software to fight growing cybercrime threats

IBM has announced the launch of a new cloud data and analytics service designed to combat cybercrime. Revealed on Monday as the IBM i2 Enterprise Insight Analysis (EIA), the software is a high-speed analysis and criminal investigation programme which hunts for “non-obvious relationships masked within hundreds of terabytes of data and trillions of objects in just… Read More


Russian hacker group steals billions of records in biggest heist known to date

p>A Russian hacker group has stolen over 1.2 billion usernames and passwords from over 500 million email accounts, in the biggest data haul known to date, warned research firm Hold Security. Around 4.5bn actual records are said to have been snatched from over 420,000 sites, including details hacked from top Fortune 500 companies, as well… Read More


Preparing for the denial of service attack

Denial of service attacks come in many forms but their effect can be devastating for the victim business. David Barker, the technical director of 4D Hosting, describes the different types of attack and what the service provider can do to protect their network. Historically, distributed denial of service (DDoS) was just an annoyance, but in… Read More



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