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July 25, 2021, 3:10 AM

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Stephanie Kirchgaessner / The Guardian:
WhatsApp CEO says they had recorded an attack against 1,400 users over a two-week period in 2019, casting doubts on NSO's defense against Pegasus project claims  —  Will Cathcart claims government officials around the world among 1,400 WhatsApp users targeted in 2019
Kim Zetter / Zero Day:
Uncertainty about the nature of the list of 50K potential Pegasus targets created confusion and controversy, but doesn't negate the investigation's key findings  —  A series of blockbuster stories published this week around a leaked list of 50,000 phone numbers have created confusion …
Kris Holt / Engadget:
CNN:
Experts working with companies affected by the Kaseya ransomware attack say Kaseya is requiring companies to sign NDAs before providing access to decryption key  —  Washington (CNN)On Thursday, the software company Kaseya announced that it could help unlock any of its customers' systems …
New York Times:
A look at FTX, Binance, BitMEX, and their once North America-based founders, who run exchanges for highly-leveraged crypto derivatives trading outside the US  —  A new generation of industry leaders has set up offshore trading exchanges largely beyond the reach of American regulators.
Apoorva Mittal / The Economic Times:
Data from Venture Intelligence shows Indian social commerce startups have raised $554M so far this year, up 7x from all of 2020  —  The amount is the highest since 2015 and seven times what these companies made a year ago  —  Social commerce startups have raked in $554 million this year as of July 16 …

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