10 Hot Tech Startups For September


StopTheHacker

CEO: Peter Jensen

StopTheHacker, a San Francisco-based security startup, provides a website security service for Web hosting companies, website owners and Web designers to prevent malware attacks.

StopTheHacker's technology analyzes components of a customer's website, such as JavaScript, HTML and text, to discover whether they show malware-like traits.

In February, the company received $1.1 million in initial funding from investors including Runa Capital and Brian NeSmith, former chief executive of Blue Coast, a maker of Web gateways, according to StopTheHacker.