Pardon the Intrusion #34: Cyberbaddies had a field day in 2020

Pardon the Intrusion #34: Cyberbaddies had a field day in 2020

January 8, 2021 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

Subscribe to this bi-weekly newsletter here! Welcome to the latest edition of Pardon The Intrusion, TNW’s bi-weekly newsletter in which we explore the wild world of security. 2020 is finally over. The year was already surreal and tough enough, thanks to the pandemic. But the en masse shift to remote work and the race to find a vaccine created unique threats in cyberspace, allowing criminals and threat actors to mount a variety of attacks, ranging from phishing scams to sophisticated espionage campaigns aimed at stealing COVID-19 research. Ransomware attacks exploded in number, with an endless stream of compromises hitting schools,…

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