The finance industry has long been the ideal target for dangerous cyber criminals, holding a treasure trove of sensitive information and financial credentials of innocent victims, but in the wake of the post COVID-19 lockdown period, researchers have found that these institutions are seeing a marked spike in cyberattacks.
The 2019 data breach at luxury hotel chain MGM Resorts appears to be much larger than originally reported after researchers recently found 142 million hotel guests’ personal details for sale on the dark web.
The FBI and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a warning this morning claiming that Chinese hackers and spies are trying to steal research on vaccines and treatments against the coronavirus.
The popular domain registry and web hosting company GoDaddy is in the headlines this week after the company reported that an unauthorized user accessed login information used by an undisclosed number of its 19 million customers.
It’s been months since the start of the COVID-19 crisis and we’re still learning more each day about the scope of coronavirus-themed attacks through government agencies and technology companies working tirelessly to thwart off hackers.
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