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Senator says Facebook should clean up bots or face fines

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 26, 2018 in Industry News
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Concerning the FBI's investigation into Russian influence on the 2016 U.S. election, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said social media companies should be fined if they can't get rid of bots on their platforms. “They have brilliant people working there,” Klobuchar said on NBC's Meet the Press....

EU referendum petition hijacked by bots

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 27, 2016 in Industry News
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An online petition calling for a second EU referendum has been hijacked by automated bots adding false signatures. Posts on the 4chan message board indicated that some users had scripted programs to automatically sign the petition. Thousands of signatures appeared to have come from people in Vatican...

Bill Gates/bot malware family used to launch DDoS attacks

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 13, 2016 in Industry News
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The Bill Gates/bot family of malware continues to be used to facilitate distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, allowing bad actors to seize full control of infected systems, according to a threat advisory from Akamai's Security Intelligence Research Team (SIRT), which ranked the risk factor...

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Attivo Networks Hires Sarah Ashburn as Senior Vice President of Sales

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: June 17, 2015 in Press Release
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Attivo Networks, an innovator in information security threat detection, today announced that Sarah Ashburn has joined the company’s executive leadership team as senior vice president of sales. Ashburn brings 25 years of sales and business operations experience at high-tech companies VMware, Symantec, and VERITAS Technologies....

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Attivo Networks Names Carolyn Crandall Chief Marketing Officer

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: June 3, 2015 in Press Release
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Carolyn Crandall has joined the company’s executive leadership team as chief marketing officer. Crandall brings 25+ years of marketing and sales leadership experience and a track record for driving unprecedented revenue growth and company valuation for Cisco, Nimble Storage, Riverbed Technology, and other high-tech companies....

Attivo Networks Raises $8M in a Series A Round

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: May 27, 2015 in Press Release
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Attivo Networks Raises $8M in a Series A Round Led by Bain Capital Ventures Bain Capital Venture’s Managing Director, Enrique Salem, Joins the Attivo Networks Board Fremont, CA – April 16, 2015 – Attivo Networks®, an innovator in advanced threat detection technology, today announced that it...