Europe hit with 30 per cent surge in cyber crime

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by hawki, May 17, 2018.

  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    DC Metro Area
    "Digital transactions in Europe have experienced a 30 per cent rise in the volume of cyber attacks in the first quarter of 2018.

    This is according to a new report published by ThreatMetrix, which discovered 80 million fraud attacks on European digital businesses and 210 million bot attacks originating from Europe in the first quarter of 2018. This is based on analysis of 1.9 billion digital transactions on the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network in Europe.

    The report noted a shift in cyber criminal behaviour from short, isolated peaks of fraud attacks to more sustained, high-volume attacks across a number of days or weeks..."
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