Jump in attack rates on organizations and individuals
A research from Trend Micro shows how threat actors have increased their attack rate on organizations and individuals, putting digital infrastructure and remote workers at risk.
But while threat detections rose 42% year-on-year in 2021 to over 94 billion, they shrank in some areas as attacks became more precisely targeted.
Ransomware attackers turned to critical businesses and industries more likey to pay, using double extortion to ensure profit. Threat actors are also getting better at exploiting human error, and business email compromise (BEC) also saw an uptick.