In the first term of this year, the number of cyberattacks in the world has increased by 17% in comparison to the same period of the previous year. The most used cyberattack tool has been blackmail programs, APA-Economics reports citing the study of Positive Technologies company.
“Number of attacks has increased by 17% in comparison to the first term of 2020, and 1,2% increase has been recorded in comparison to the 4th term of 2020. 77% of the attacks were targeted. Incidents happening with the psychical people have made up 12% of the all recorded incidents”, noted in the study.