In December 2021 a critical vulnerability surfaced named Log4shell within Log4j, a widely used logging tool for java applications. Log4j is used globally by computers running online services, which meant it impacted a multitude of people, organisations, and government organisations. Since then, multiple fixes have been implemented in the hope to avoid such an outbreak in the future.
For several years illicit actors have been switching from the dark web to Telegram. One of the reasons for this change is that several dark web forums have been shut down by law enforcement. With fewer marketplaces to offer their goods and services, online criminals were forced to look for new platforms to reach their customers.
Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Cybersprint B.V. (“Cybersprint”), an attack surface management company that provides continuous, real-time insights from an outside-in perspective to eliminate blind spots and detect risks. The acquisition of Cybersprint is aligned with Darktrace’s vision of delivering a ‘Continuous Cyber AI Loop’ and complements its Self-Learning technology and inside-out view.