BlackMatter, a new ransomware-as-a-service affiliate program which describes itself as incorporating “the best features of DarkSide, REvil, and LockBit”, has launched with promises that it will not target non-profits, healthcare, defence, government, utilities or oil and gas.
The Ministry of Defence has, for the first time in its history, worked with ethical hackers to test and strengthen the cybersecurity of its network and estate of 750,000 devices.
The White House has issued a national security memorandum aimed at countering cyberattacks against critical national infrastructure, which it describes as “among the most significant and growing issues confronting our Nation”.
According to the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, cybercrime represented 43% of overall crime in 2020, with 16,117 cases reported: a year-on-year increase of 172%.
Help AG, named by UAE CISOs as their most trusted cybersecurity reseller and consultant in Cyberviser’s own ‘Who Secures The UAE’ report, has been acquired by multinational Emirati telecoms giant Etisalat.
Dell Technologies has entered into a definitive agreement to sell RSA for $2.075 billion to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and AlpInvest Partners.