Number of cyberattacks increased by 17% in world

Number of cyberattacks increased by 17% in world
# 11 June 2021 16:31 (UTC +04:00)

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.

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