In 2020, 77 individual ransomware attacks affected over 1,740 schools and colleges, potentially impacting 1.36 million students. We estimate that these attacks cost education institutions $6.62 billion in downtime alone. Most schools will have also faced astronomical recovery costs as they tried to restore computers, recover data, and shore up their systems to prevent future […]
France deals with it’s fair share of cyber crime. Discover the latest France cyber security and cyber crime statistics.
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Personal details of 35 million residents in and around Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Diego were exposed online. The database owner is still unknown.
In recent years, phishing attacks have fast become the favored method for criminals to steal data from unsuspecting victims. These attacks have risen by almost 815 percent in just two years, with as many as 74 percent of US organizations experiencing a successful phishing attack in 2020. Last year, cybercriminals were quick to put the […]
We tested the top 12 best-selling home wi-fi routers on Amazon. Our results show attackers can find and remotely access about one in 16 internet-connected home wi-fi routers using the manufacturer’s default admin password. Victims could be at risk of eavesdropping, malware, hijacking, and more.