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Cyber Startup Guardz Raises $10M for Small-business Security  

Guardz, a startup, has banked $10 million in funding as it launches a new cybersecurity offering for small and medium-sized businesses. So reports TechCrunch.


Rapid7 Said to Hire Goldman Sachs As It Mulls Sale  

Cybersecurity firm Rapid7 has tapped investment bank Goldman Sachs as it assesses a potential sale following interest from bidders, sources familiar with the situation said. So reports Reuters.


Cyren Slashes Almost All Of Its Staff, Eyes Liquidation  

Cyren, a publicly traded cybersecurity vendor, has announced that it is letting go “substantially all” of its employees and considering “all of its strategic options, including potential asset monetization or liquidation.” So reports CRN.


Google Fi Confirms Breach Leading to 'SIM Swapping' Attacks  

Google’s cell network provider Google Fi has warned customers that their personal information may have been exposed in a recent data breach, with some customers receiving a separate notice indicating that they were affected by what are known as SIM swapping attacks. So reports Bleeping Computer.


Aflac, Zurich Insurance Breached Through U.S. Contractor  

Insurers Aflac and Zurich have disclosed breaches of the personal information of more than 2 million customers in Japan, citing unnamed U.S. contractors. So reports CPO Magazine.


Riot Game Delays Patches After Security Compromise  

Riot Games has revealed that it will postpone game patches following a breach of its development environment. So reports Bleeping Computer.


PayPal Credential-stuffing Attack Exposes 35,000 Accounts  

PayPal has divulged a credential-stuffing attack that exposed the personal data of almost 35,000 user accounts. So reports Dark Reading.


LastPass Owner GoTo Says Customer Backups Stolen in Breach  

The parent company of password manager LastPass has acknowledged that a recent data breach involved the theft of customers’ encrypted backups. So reports The Verge.


Cloudflare Unveils New Corporate Email Security Tools  

Cloudflare has rolled out a fresh set of email security functions for businesses. So reports The Wall Street Journal.


The Guardian Staffers Details Leak in Ransomware Attack  

The Guardian has acknowledged that a ransomware attack enabled hackers to steal the personal information of some of the UK newspaper’s staff members. So reports TechCrunch.


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