Last week Microsoft revealed that three hacking groups recently targeted their attacks in an attempt to steal information about the Coronavirus vaccine. Microsoft said the cyber criminals targeted vaccine manufacturers, a clinical research firm and a company that developed a coronavirus test.
Most of the attacks were said to have been unsuccessful, but no further information was shared on how many had actually succeeded or if there were any serious data breaches.
A stark reminder that cyber crime is evolving rapidly, with hackers almost always finding a way in. So, don’t think this won’t happen to you… ALL businesses are a target.
In 2019, 46% of businesses were subject to a cyber attack.UK Government 2019 Report
This is something that has increased drastically in 2020 with the rise in attacks on remote workers, with Hiscox reporting that this number has now reached approximately 61% – a worrying statistic for business leaders.
Watch our video below to find out more about the current Cyber Security landscape and the steps you can take to protect your business.
If you’re concerned about Cyber Security in your business…