13 Oct Cybercrime has increased by 600% during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Posted at 15:46h in cybersecurity
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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, that’s why in SOS Support we decided that is the perfect time to speak to our customers about cybercrime.
We’re not mean to scare you, but, by October 13th, 2021, we’re living the greatest period of data vulnerability in history.
As we say, with each new innovation launched, new threats appear.
Cybercrime has increased by 600% during the Covid-19 pandemic.
We wanted to share this article with you that we thought might bring some insight on the increase of cost of a data breach
Do you know what to do if you are having an Incident?
It’s important to ask yourself what stage you currently are at as a company and raise awareness between your work team about the substantial risks of cybercrimes and what to do to decrease the probabilities of getting hacked.
For example, getting a two-factor authentication, being aware of sharing your location with everyone, or hiring an IT-Support company
This article may interest you: 9 Apps Where You Can Set Up A Two-Factor Authentication
Regarding the latest Coronavirus issues – there is another side to this that is becoming increasingly urgent. The bad guys on the internet have used this global pandemic to their advantage and there are thousands of scams attempting to collect your personal information and hacking attempts to collect passwords. We have seen and been inquired by several clients as it relates to this
• Here Are Another Couple Of Alarming Cyber Security Statistics:
• It takes half a year to detect a data breach.
• 43% of all cyber-attacks are aimed at small businesses.
• 91% of attacks launch with a phishing email.
• A business falls victim to a ransomware attack every 14 seconds.
• 38% of malicious attachments are masked as one Microsoft Office type of file or another.
• Companies faced an average of 22 security breaches in 2020.
• The global cost of online crime is expected to reach $6 trillion by 2021.