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Twitter fixes bug that exposed at least 5.4M accounts

Twitter says it has fixed a security vulnerability that allowed threat actors to compile information of 5.4 million Twitter accounts, which were listed for sale on a known cybercrime forum.

Thoma Bravo picks up Ping Identity for $2.8B in an all-cash deal

This is actually the second time that Ping has bounced into the hands of a PE firm. Prior to going public, it was majority-owned by Vista Equity. Vista retained a share of the company, currently 9.7% of its outstanding shares.

Thousands of Solana Wallets Drained in Multimillion Dollar Cryptocurrency Exploit

The attack – which has only affected only “hot” wallets or wallets that are always connected to the internet, allowing people to store and send tokens easily – does not appear to be limited to Solana.

Hackers Stole Passwords for Accessing 140,000 Payment Terminals

Hackers had access to dashboards used to remotely manage and control thousands of credit card payment terminals manufactured by digital payments giant Wiseasy, a cybersecurity startup told TechCrunch.

Human Security merges with PerimeterX to thwart bots and automated fraud

Human Security, a bot mitigation and fraud detection platform for enterprises, is merging with PerimeterX, a company focused on safeguarding web apps from account takeover and automated fraud. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Niche cryptographic technique could transform privacy in web3

While zero-knowledge proofs could indeed improve privacy and scalability for some of the most popular blockchains, they are far from being the only cryptographic method that could accelerate progress in web3.

Indian Travel Booking Platform Cleartrip Confirms Data Breach After Hackers Put Stolen Data for Sale

Cleartrip, an Indian travel-booking platform, has confirmed a data breach after hackers claimed to post the stolen data on the dark web. “We have identified a security anomaly in a few of our internal systems,” a spokesperson told TechCrunch.

TikTok pauses policy switch in Europe after privacy scrutiny

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC), TikTok’s lead privacy regulator for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), said the “pause” follows “engagement” between the oversight office and the tech giant yesterday.

Microsoft finally fixes Windows zero-day flaw

The Follina flaw has been exploited by attackers to execute malicious PowerShell commands by way of the Microsoft Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) when opening or previewing malicious Office documents, even if macros are disabled.

Opal secures $10M for dynamic access management

Opal, a platform that decentralizes access management for enterprise customers, today announced that it raised $10 million in a Series A funding round led by Greylock, that will be used for product development and team expansion.

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