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Thoma Bravo takes a stake in threat intelligence provider Intel 471

Private equity giant Thoma Bravo has taken a stake in Intel 471, a provider of cyberthreat intelligence for enterprises and governments. The strategic growth investment, which comes as organizations d

Sophos extends its spending spree with Refactr buy

Thoma Bravo-owned Sophos has announced its second takeover in as many weeks with the acquisition of Seattle-based DevSecOps startup Refactr. Refactr was founded in 2017 and offers an automation platfo

Sophos acquires Braintrace to supercharge its threat detection capabilities

Thoma Bravo-owned Sophos has announced it’s acquiring Braintrace, a cybersecurity startup that provides organizations visibility into suspicious network traffic patterns. Terms of the deal were

Tines raises $26M Series B for its no-code security automation platform

Tines, a no-code automation platform co-founded by two senior cybersecurity operators, today announced that it has raised a $26 million Series B funding round led by Addition. Existing investors Accel

Google is launching a way to buy Android app subscriptions outside of the app itself

Alongside the Android 11 beta news and updates to Android developer tools, Google has quietly rolled out a significant change in how Android app developers can market their subscriptions on the Google

Thoma Bravo completes $3.9B Sophos acquisition

Thoma Bravo announced today that it has closed its hefty $3.9 billion acquisition of security firm Sophos, marking yet another private equity deal in the books. The deal was originally announced in Oc

Thoma Bravo makes $3.9 billion offer to acquire security firm Sophos

Sophos announced this morning that private equity firm Thoma Bravo has agreed to buy the British company for £3.1 billion ($3.9 billion USD). The price is based on $7.40 USD per share and the company

Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers

Sophos said it is fixing a vulnerability in its Cyberoam firewall appliances, which a security researcher says can allow an attacker to gain access to a company’s internal network without needin

What’s The Half Life Of A Unicorn?

Cybercorns are companies that have surpassed the magical $1 billion valuation. Several of these extraordinary ventures are Okta, Sophos, Tanium, Palantir, FireEye, Splunk, Zscaler, Lookout, CloudFlare

Security Firm Sophos Raises $125M In UK IPO, Valuing It At $1.6B

As malicious hacks, data breaches and other forms of cyber crime continue to persist in our networked, Internet-connected world, Sophos, a maker of antivirus software, firewall hardware and other se

Report: Bing Users Disproportionately Affected By Malware Redirects

Using search engine optimization (SEO) to get unsuspecting web surfers to go to malicious websites isn't exactly <a target="_blank" href="http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/02/09/is-this-the-resurge

Sophos Acquires Internet Security Appliance Maker Astaro

<img src="http://www.techcrunchit.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/astaro.png" class="shot2" /> UK-based security software maker <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/sophos">Sophos</a> has <a hre

What's Behind That Short Link? Bit.ly Steps Up Its Efforts To Sniff Out Spam.

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/picture-214.png" width="95" height="115" /> With the rise of Twitter, we've also seen the rise of link shorteners (standard URLS take

Video: Don't surf Flash-based porn sites on your Mac, lest you catch a bug

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/pen.jpg" />Well done to Sophos, an anti-virus company (to simplify things a bit). Apparently there's a new round of malware floating arou