Reuters is reporting that The US Commerce Dept. has put Israel’s NSO Group and Candiru on its trade blacklist on Wednesday, as a result of their sale of spyware to foreign governments that used the equipment to target government officials, journalists and others. Also added to the blacklist were Positive Technologies of Russia, and Computer Security Initiative Consultancy PTE LTD, from Singapore, who the Commerce Dept. said trafficked in cyber tools enabling unauthorized access to computer networks. An expert with SecurityGate offers perspective.