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SASE Firm Cato Networks Raises $200 Million at $2.5 Billion Valuation

The latest funding round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from Greylock, Aspect Ventures / Acrew Capital, Coatue, Singtel Innov8, and Shlomo Kramer.

Password Auditing Tool L0phtCrack Released as Open Source

First released in 1997, the L0phtCrack tool can be used to test password strength and recover lost Windows passwords via dictionary, brute-force, and other types of attacks.

Update: Accenture Confirms Data Stolen in Ransomware Attack

In a Form 10-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week, the company confirmed that the attackers were able to steal some proprietary information from its servers.

Researchers Disclose New Side-Channel Attacks Affecting All AMD CPUs

Researchers have disclosed the details of new timing and power-based side-channel attacks that affect all CPUs made by AMD, but the chipmaker says no new mitigations are necessary.

Juniper Networks Patches Over 70 Vulnerabilities

Networking and cybersecurity solutions provider Juniper Networks this week released more than 40 security advisories to describe over 70 vulnerabilities that affect the company’s products.

NFT Marketplace OpenSea Patches Flaw Potentially Leading to Cryptocurrency Theft

OpenSea, the world’s largest NFT marketplace, has addressed a security vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to hijack user accounts and empty their crypto wallets with the help of maliciously crafted NFTs (non-fungible tokens).

Intel, VMware Join Patch Tuesday Parade

Intel released two advisories to fix privilege escalation and information disclosure vulnerabilities in the SGX software development kit and Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager software products.

Cyber Insurance Firm At-Bay Announces $20 Million Series D Extension

The new injection of capital came from ION Crossover Partners, which joins Series D investors Icon Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Acrew Capital, Khosla Ventures, and M12, and others.

Microsoft Adds Power Platform to Bug Bounty Program

Researchers who report security flaws in Power Platform can now earn up to $20,000 in bounty rewards for severe flaws, as part of the recently rebranded Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Bounty Program.

Apple Points to Android Malware Infections in Argument Against Sideloading on iOS

Apple on Wednesday published a 30-page threat analysis report in an effort to show why allowing sideloading on iOS would pose serious privacy and security risks to iPhone users.

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