Nation-State Cybersecurity Incidents Doubled Between 2017 and 2020
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Research sponsored by HP and conducted by Dr. Mike McGuire, senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Surrey, finds that there's been a 100 percent rise in significant nation-state cybersecurity incidents between 2017 and 2020.
The analysis also shows that the enterprise is now the most common target (35 percent), followed by cyber defense (25 percent), media and communications (14 percent), government bodies and regulators (12 percent), and critical infrastructure (10 percent). (Ian Barker / Beta News)
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Researchers at RiskIQ report that despite having its operations publicly exposed in the mid-2010s, the Chinese malware group known as the Yanbian Gang has not faced any legal consequences for their actions and has continued to operate undisturbed, spread…
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