More funding for Israel’s SaaS security startups as Atmosec raises $6 million seed round – TechCrunch

Israeli SaaS security startup Atmosec today announced having raised a $6 million seed round led by Israeli VC firm Glilot Capital Partners and American fund Battery Ventures. Its team had previously participated in Intel Ignite’s fourth Tel Aviv startup acceleration cohort. Now out of stealth mode, Atmosec wants to make it more secure for companies…

Hackers Using Malicious IIS Server Module to Steal Microsoft Exchange Credentials

Malicious actors are deploying a previously undiscovered binary, an Internet Information Services (IIS) webserver module dubbed “Owowa,” on Microsoft Exchange Outlook Web Access servers with the goal of stealing credentials and enabling remote command execution. “Owowa is a C#-developed .NET v4.0 assembly that is intended to be loaded as a module within an IIS web…

Kenyan startup Wowzi secures $3.2 million from 4DX Ventures, Andela co-founder to expand across Africa – TechCrunch

Kenyan startup Wowzi has secured new funding to expand the reach of its platform, which turns social media users into brand influencers, to West and Southern Africa — as it taps the increasing usage of social sites across the continent driven by the proliferation of smartphones and a deepening internet penetration. Wowzi, which connects social…