List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2018

Cyber criminals seem to have shifted their focus to ransomware. See the list of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2018.

This month’s number of breached records (2,234,633) is notably lower than previous months’ totals, but that doesn’t mean the number of cyber attacks decreased. Instead, cyber criminals seem to have shifted their focus to ransomware.

Posted on ITGovernance | By Lewis Morgan

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Ransomware works because it relies on users’ lax security practices. Given that a large proportion of internet users do not follow best practice – for whatever reason – it’s unsurprising that more and more cyber criminals are turning to it for their source of income.

The list is likely to grow over the next few days – so be sure to come back daily and check.

See the list of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2018

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