USA: The United States Department of Commerce announced that the sale of hardware and software to be used in malicious cyber attacks to governments such as China and Russia will be prohibited.
Will apply to countries with human rights violations
With the trade ministry’s new decision, cybersecurity, national security and sales of weapons of mass destruction will now require licenses through the ministry’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). The new rule, which will enter into force 90 days from October 20, will be implemented on the grounds of national security and the fight against terrorism.
Biden recently warned Vladimir Putin that action must be taken against Russian ransomware attacks and that these events could lead to a real armed war. With the new decision of the USA, we may see changes in the cyber security activities of the countries.