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Daily Cybersecurity Roundup, June-29, 2023

Cyware today announced a $30 million Series C financing round led by Ten Eleven Ventures, a leading multi-stage investment firm specializing in cybersecurity. Also participating are previous investors including Advent International, Zscaler, Emerald Development Managers, Prelude (the venture practice at Mercato Partners), and Great Road Holdings.


Cybercrime group SiegedSec claimed to have launched successful attacks against Nebraska Supreme CourtSouth Dakota Boards and CommissionsTexas State BHECPennsylvania Provider Self-Service, and South Carolina Criminal Justice Information Services.


The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) unwittingly exposed the private addresses of 61,000 trademark applicants between February 2020 and March 2023, owing to a vulnerability in one of its APIs.


GroupIB uncovered the CryptosLabs scam ring that raked in €480 million ($525 million) in profits by targeting French-speaking individuals in FranceLuxembourg, and Belgium since 2018.


The State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection (SSCIP) of Ukraine reported that the nation’s critical infrastructure has been hit over 3,000 times since Russia’s invasion began in February 2022.


ransomware attack at Chattanooga State Community College compromised the personal information of 1,244 individuals, primarily those who had taken the GED test in 2012 and 2013.


The Rhysida group claimed to have targeted Lumberton Independent School District, compromising personal information. The threat actor allegedly stole 1.2 TB of data, including SQL databases.


The Akira ransomware operation has expanded its scope to target Linux systems, specifically VMware ESXi servers, in order to encrypt multiple virtual machines at once.


Remote work security platform Venn Software raised $29 million in Series A funding led by NewSpring. The company plans on using the amount to help organizations control and govern corporate data on employee-owned devices.


Zero-trust, collaborative software BeeKeeperAI closed a $12.1 million Series A funding led by Sante Ventures, with participation from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, AIX Ventures, Continuum Health Ventures, and others.

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