2020 has been the year of the cyber attack: report

Security firm Crowdstrike has reported there were more cyber attacks in the first half of 2020 than in the whole of 2019, according to Information Age.

It seems the huge transition to remote work caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has left workers and companies exposed as the opportunities for attacks rose.

The company said in a report released by its Overwatch analysis team that “the pandemic created opportunities for adversaries to exploit public fear through the use of COVID-19-themed social engineering strategies”.

Read the full story in Information Age.

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