Elastic Buys Security Company Endgame for $234 Million


Elastic (NYSE: ESTC), the company behind Elasticsearch and Elastic Stack, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endgame, Inc. Elastic will acquire Endgame for a total purchase price of $234 million, subject to customary adjustments.

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Logz.io lands $52M to keep growing open source-based logging tools

Logz.io announced a $52 million Series D investment today. The round was led by General Catalyst. Other investors participating in the round included OpenView Ventures, 83North, Giza Venture Capital, Vintage Investment Partners, Greenspring Associates and Next47. Today’s investment brings the total raised to nearly $100 million, according to Crunchbase data. Logz.io is a company built […]

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Job recruitment site Ladders exposed 13 million user profiles

Ladders, one of the most popular job recruitment sites in the U.S. specializing in high-end jobs, has exposed more than 13.7 million user records, following a security lapse. The New York-based company left an Amazon -hosted Elasticsearch database exposed without a password, allowing anyone to access the data. Sanyam Jain, a security researcher and a […]

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Vizion.ai launches its managed Elasticsearch service

Setting up Elasticsearch, the open-source system that many companies large and small use to power their distributed search and analytics engines, isn’t the hardest thing. What is very hard, though, is to provision the right amount of resources to run the service, especially when your users’ demand comes in spikes, without overpaying for unused capacity. […]

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Streaming site Kanopy exposed viewing habits of users, researcher says

On-demand video streaming site Kanopy has fixed a leaking server that exposed the detailed viewing habits of its users. Security researcher Justin Paine discovered the leaking Elasticsearch database last week and warned Kanopy of the exposure. The server was secured two days later on March 18, a spokesperson told TechCrunch. “We are currently investigating the […]

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Gearbest security lapse exposes millions of shopping orders

Gearbest, a Chinese online shopping giant, has exposed millions of user profiles and shopping orders, security researchers have found. Security researcher Noam Rotem found an Elasticsearch server leaking more than 1.5 million records revealing customer data, orders, and payment records. The server wasn’t protected with a password, allowing anyone to search the data. Gearbest ranks […]

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Dow Jones’ watchlist of 2.4 million high-risk clients has leaked

A watchlist of risky individuals and corporate entities owned by Dow Jones has been exposed, after a company with access to the database left it on a server without a password. Bob Diachenko, an independent security researcher, found the Amazon-hosted Elasticsearch database exposing more than 2.4 million records of individuals or business entities. The data, […]

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Elasticsearch Boston Meetup – January 2019

This recording is from the Elasticsearch Boston Meetup on January 15 at Facebook –– big thanks to the team there for this awesome video: Title: What does it really take to scale up a large Elastic security log deployment? Description: Elasticsearch for enterprise security log storage & management is a hot topic today. Specular gains […]

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