Costanoa Venture Capital, Rally Ventures, Paladin Capital, and Australia's Blackbird Ventures have pitched in for a $6 million Series A funding round for online crowdsourced security testing startup Bugcrowd.
The capital-raising effort, which was led by Costanoa Venture Capital, brings Bugcrowd's total investment tally to date up to $9 million. In 2013, the company received $1.6 million in seed round funding from Icon Venture Partners, Paladin Capital Group, Square Peg Capital, and others.
The much anticipated official government review into GCHQ bulk data collection has found that such activity is fine, and should not be considered mass surveillance. It also acknowledged that some legislative change is needed.
The Bloodhound SSC is a supersonic rocket on wheels that its creators, including current land speed record holder Andy Green, hope will be the first car to top 1,000 mph. They’ve been working on it for nearly a decade, an epic engineering challenge that requires, among other things, doing everything possible to keep Green alive if something goes horribly wrong.
A renowned lawyer is taking Toyota, Ford and General Motors to court over alleged security flaws that will put drivers in danger.
Attorney Marc Stanley, representing three of the carmaker’s customers in San Francisco, claims the manufacturers turned a blind eye to security vulnerabilities, leaving “cars to be hacked and control wrested away from the driver”, the Dallas Morning News reported.
Linus Torvalds, the inventor of the Linux operating system, is a bona fide genius. He’s also a regular guy, and not nearly the kind of monster he’s been made out to be.
But he doesn’t suffer fools, he loves four-letter words, and has a huge sense of humor. And that combination has gotten him into increasing amounts of hot water over the years. To which he’s mostly responded with the kind of color he’s known for.