Intel, Samsung, Back Cybersecurity Startup Intezer
Intezer developed a service searching for code similarities to detect malware. Intel Capital led the $8 million round
Meir Orbach | 15:05 22.10.2017
Cybersecurity startup Intezer Labs Ltd. raised $8 million in a series A funding, the company announced Thursday. Intel Capital led the round, with participation from Tel Aviv-based venture firm Magma Partners, and current investors Samsung NEXT and Alon Cohen, founder and former CEO of information security company CyberArk Software Ltd.
Founded in 2015 and based in Tel-Aviv, Intezer provides cybersecurity services, analyzing software to detect code similarities to detect and analyze malware. Intezer’s software was used to detect code similarities in recent cyber attacks including the WannaCry ransomware attack in May and NotPetya in 2016, the company said.