Philippines payment gateway PayMongo gets $31M Series B, will explore regional expansion – TechCrunch

PayMongo founders (from left to right): Jaime Hing III, Chief Technology Officer, Francis Plaza, Chief Executive Officer and Luis Sia, Chief Commercial Officer Philippines-based fintech PayMongo, which enables merchants to accept digital payments, announced today it has raised $31 million in Series B funding with an eye on regional expansion. Investors include Justin Mateen’s JAM…

Master Key for Hive Ransomware Retrieved Using a Flaw in its Encryption Algorithm

Researchers have detailed what they call the “first successful attempt” at decrypting data infected with Hive ransomware without relying on the private key used to lock access to the content. “We were able to recover the master key for generating the file encryption key without the attacker’s private key, by using a cryptographic vulnerability identified…