US government warns Royal ransomware is targeting critical infrastructure

The U.S. government is sounding the alarm about the Royal ransomware operation, which it says has targeted numerous critical infrastructure sectors across the United States. The Royal ransomware gang was first observed in early 2022. At the time, the operation relied on third-party ransomware, such as Zeon, but has since deployed its own custom ransomware […]

TechCrunch+ roundup: Ocean tech investor survey, AI and PR, L-1 visa options

Last week, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which protects consumers from deceptive business practices, issued an advisory titled “Keep your AI claims in check.” When it comes to marketing, “false or unsubstantiated claims about a product’s efficacy are our bread and butter,” wrote Michael Atleson, an attorney with the FTC’s Division of Advertising Practices. Artificial […]

Indian startup Yes Madam exposed sensitive data of customers and gig workers

Indian at-home salon platform Yes Madam exposed the sensitive data of its customers and gig workers due to a server-side misconfiguration. But the startup left a database containing full names, mobile numbers, mailing addresses and email addresses of hundreds of thousands of Yes Madam customers connected to the internet without a password since at least […]

Daily Crunch: Japanese marketing tech firm Geniee acquires Zelto for $70M

And we have five more for you: Tapping the ocean for energy led to disasters like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which released nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Today, wind power and wave action are just two technologies leading investors to take a closer look at […]

What is a CRO Test? [+ the 5 Steps to Perform Them Yourself]

It’s an incredibly powerful toolset that can help marketers unlock valuable insights from user behavior – and significantly optimize their campaigns in the process. In this blog post, we’ll explain what a CRO test is and the steps to run them for maximum impact. CRO tests involve adding, re-arranging, and redesigning elements on your website. […]