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Israeli cyber start-up Checkmarx nets $84m investment

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raeli cyber-security start-up Checkmarx announced Thursday that it had received an $84 million investment from New York-based venture capital and private equity firm Insight Venture Partners. The new round of capital will be primarily used to further accelerate growth through product innovation and global expansion. Details of the deal were not disclosed. Reports in the Israeli media earlier in the week depicted the investment as a “buyout” of Checkmarx, with Insight, a venture capital firm worth $10 billion, acquiring as much as three quarters of the company. The company did not comment on its equity arrangements with the new investor. Checkmarx is a good investment regardless of who is running the company. Revenue is up 100% so far in 2015 over last year, and the company currently serves over 700 customers worldwide including Salesforce.com, the US Army, Samsung, Deutche Telekom, Deloitte, PwC, Atlassian, LivePerson, and Playtech — all of which use the company’s technology to check their in-house software. Checkmarx tries to deal with a major problem in the information technology world. Many studies indicate that programmers and tech staff just don’t “get” the importance of security. One study by IT computer security consultancy and training firm 7Safe, for example, […]

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Hacker group Anonymous threatens to target Israeli websites

Hacker group Anonymous threatens to target Israeli websites

Intended cyber attack on banking and defense sites is touted as Anonymous’ answer to “the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Al-Aqsa mosque” • Security expert: These types of threats are frequently made and in most cases the damage is minor. […]

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Israeli hackers ‘scary talented,’ says security expert

Israeli hackers ‘scary talented,’ says security expert

Israeli hackers are young and scary — scary talented, that is. That’s the observation of a man who knows what hacking is all about. Antonio Forzieri. EMEA Cyber Security head for security firm Symantec. “I’ve seen hackers at work all […]

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Israeli firm busts 13-year-long Europe hack attack

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Israeli firm busts 13-year-long Europe hack attack

One of the biggest and certainly longest-living professional hacking operations in the world is history — thanks to an Israeli company that discovered that thieves have been using a single system to break into computers for more than a decade. […]

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Hack Attack! Anonymous strikes at Israeli govt over Gaza

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Hack Attack! Anonymous strikes at Israeli govt over Gaza

Hacker collective Anonymous has taken down key Israeli government websites in a “retaliatory” attack against Israel and in solidarity with the people of Gaza. Israel Defense Forces, Bank of Israel, and the Israeli PM’s Office were among the targets. Others […]

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Israeli hacker game could beat Russian web crooks

Israeli hacker game could beat Russian web crooks

An Israeli company has put out a game that is not just for fun — it’s meant to prevent recurrence of the giant hack that a netted Russian gang 1.2 billion usernames and passwords in the “Heartbleed” fiasco. If it […]

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Anonymous’ Cyberwar Against the Israeli Government

The shadowy hacker collective known as Anonymous has announced it will launch a round of cyber-attacks this Friday against the Israeli government, in retaliation for Israel’s ongoing military intervention in Gaza. This onslaught would add to a wave of cyber assaults […]

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How Anonymous Is Trying to Take Down the Israeli Government

How Anonymous Is Trying to Take Down the Israeli Government

Anonymous — the faceless hacker collective best known for harrasing several American credit card companies, the Westboro Baptist Church and the Church of Scientology — has launched an aggressive assault on the Israeli government for their ongoing ground campaign in […]

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