Microsoft and Google, both of which are based in the United States, have pledged to contribute $20 billion and $10 billion, respectively, in the battle against cybercrime over the next five years. The commitments were made after the two firms’ CEOs met with US President Joe Biden to explore ways
McAfee antivirus software founder John McAfee was discovered dead in his detention cell near Barcelona in an apparent suicide hours after a Spanish court ordered his extradition to the United States to face tax accusations that could land him in prison for decades, according to officials.
Unit 42 has spent the past four months following the activities of Prometheus, a new player in the ransomware world that uses similar malware and tactics to ransomware veteran Thanos. Prometheus advertises itself as a “group of REvil”, yet Unit 42 found no evidence linking the two groups together.