NSO Group pushes back against scrutiny – POLITICO | #malware | #ransomware | #education | #technology | #infosec


With help from Maggie Miller

A top NSO Group official tells MC the spyware company is tired of the scrutiny it’s receiving and would welcome new regulations to prevent spyware abuses.

Recent Russian ransomware attacks targeting the Costa Rican and Peruvian governments should worry U.S. officials about possible infrastructure attacks, threat analysts warn.

Washington cyber officials and lawmakers have a busy week ahead with congressional hearings, industry events and transatlantic meetings. MC breaks down the ones to watch.

HAPPY MONDAY, and welcome back to Morning Cybersecurity! I’m your host, Sam Sabin, and I am both surprised and upset by how much I relate to this lost delivery robot wandering through the woods as I settle into the week.

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