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Cyber Attack Trends: 2019 Mid-Year Report by Check Point

“Cyber Attack Trends: 2019 Mid-Year Report”, revealing that no environment is immune to cyber-attacks. Threat actors continue to develop new tool sets and techniques, targeting corporate assets stored on cloud infrastructure, individuals’ mobile devices, trusted third-party supplier applications and even popular mail platforms:

  • Mobile banking: With over 50% increase in attacks when compared to 2018, banking malware has evolved to become a very common mobile threat.
  • Software supply chain attacks: Threat actors are extending their attack vectors such as focusing on the supply chain.
  • Email: Email scammers have started to employ various evasion techniques designed to bypass security solutions and anti-spam filters which mixes plain text letters with HTML characters.
  • Cloud: The growing popularity of public cloud environments has led to an increase in cyber-attacks targeting enormous resources and sensitive data residing within these platforms.

Read the full report here at Check Point: https://www.checkpoint.com/press/2019/check-point-research-from-supply-chain-to-email-mobile-and-the-cloud-no-environment-is-immune-to-cyber-attacks/

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