Think Bird, formerly MessageBird. Founded in 2011 by Adriaan Mol and Robert Vis, the cloud communications platform for enterprises is also launching a range of new products and a drastic pricing cut to go up against competitors such as Twilio. A new marketing campaign will quote Amazon founder Jeff Bezos with "your margins are my opportunity."
On Tuesday, hackers stole around $112 million of the Ripple-focused cryptocurrency XRP from a crypto wallet, Ripple's co-founder and executive chairman has disclosed. Ripple’s Chris Larsen said on Wednesday that the stolen crypto was his. Larsen wrote the post less than an hour after the well-known crypto security researcher ZachXBT broke news of the hack.
OpenAI chairman Bret Taylor emerges from stealth mode with a new AI company.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) concluded Elon Musk ordered Twitter employees to take actions that would have violated a 2022 FTC consent decree regarding consumers’ data privacy and security.
A lack of legal protections and weak technical tools mean solutions to the exploding problem of fake explicit content are limited.
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Ivanti warned on Wednesday that hackers are exploiting another previously undisclosed zero-day vulnerability affecting its widely used corporate VPN appliance. Since early December, Chinese state-backed hackers have been exploiting Ivanti Connect Secure's flaws — tracked as CVE-2023-46805 and CVE-2024-21887 — to break into customer networks and steal information. Ivanti is now warning that it has discovered two additional flaws — tracked as CVE-2024-21888 and CVE-2024-21893 — affecting its Connect Secure VPN product.
The Department of Defense sent a data breach notification letter to thousands of current and former employees alerting that their personal information had been leaked, DefenseScoop reported on Tuesday.
Mercedes-Benz accidentally exposed a trove of internal data after leaving a private key online that gave “unrestricted access” to the company’s source code, according to the security research firm that discovered it. Shubham Mittal, co-founder and chief technology officer of RedHunt Labs, alerted TechCrunch to the exposure and asked for help in disclosing to the car maker. The London-based cybersecurity company said it discovered a Mercedes employee’s authentication token in a public GitHub repository during a routine internet scan in January.
Phantom, a crypto wallet heavily used in the Solana ecosystem, has seen its active user base more than triple over the past year, its CEO and co-founder Brandon Millman exclusively shared with TechCrunch. In January 2024, Phantom hit 3.2 million monthly active users (MAUs), up 220% from 1 million one year ago, and recorded 941,000 installs, 463.5% more than 167,000 installs during the same time frame, Millman said. “The Jito and Jupiter airdrops were a huge turning point for the ecosystem,” Millman said.