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CybelAngel Raises $36 Million in Series B Funding

Leading digital risk management platform completes Series B investment round led by Prime Ventures, bringing their total funding to $52 million. New investment will help CybelAngel drive global expansion, strategic partnerships and optimization of its AI-powered SaaS platform.

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How Secure Are Your Projects on Trello?

The CybelAngel platform detects data leaks on a variety of sharing communities, including GitHub, paste sites, and importantly, Trello. Trello describes itself as an “easy, free, flexible, and visual way to manage your projects and organize anything.” CybelAngel has scanned thousands of “boards” on Trello, a board being the main webpage tied to a project. […]

Rsync: So Many Exposed Servers, So Little Time
Rsync: So Many Exposed Servers, So Little Time

Let us start with a bit of background, shall we? Rsync is a widely used file copying tool, that can operate either locally or between remote systems, through a remote shell or TCP. Most of its usage is for mirroring or backups. At CybelAngel, we greatly improved the way we detect Rsync data breaches. We […]

Third Party and Employee Data Leaks: Cyber Security’s Elephant in the Room
Third Parties and Employee Data Leak Danger

Cybersecurity’s Elephant in the Room The cybersecurity industry historically focuses on perimeter defense, including: Developing expertise in criminal activity on the Dark web Recruiting ex-government personnel trained to protect security network Building up protection against malware. The traditional mindset is to keep the internet a safe place, the best way to spend your time is […]

Real-Time Data Leak Detection with Percolating Technology
Real-Time Data Leak Detection with Percolating Technology

Endeavoring to provide our customers with real-time data leak detection, CybelAngel tested the capabilities of Elasticsearch, a distributed, highly scalable, full-text search engine. Specifically, we were interested in the percolating feature of Elasticsearch. Percolating can be described as “reverse search,” in which you ask for all the search queries that match a file, instead of […]

The Spying Teddy Bears That Leak Your Data
The Spying Teddy Bears That Leak Your Data

On 28 February, cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt reported that data from thousands of Spiral Toys customer accounts had been leaked online. Spiral Toys, a California-based company, sells connected CloudPets teddy bears, which can play remotely recorded voice messages to children. The database used to store account data and voice messages was completely unprotected: more than 2 million audio messages and 821,000 user records had been exposed on the Internet.