For the third year in a row, ransomware remains the top attack type for 2021 ranking as 21% of all cyber attacks.
In 2021, Microsoft, Apple and Google were mimicked in phishing attempts with 41% of attacks exploiting phishing for access.
Phishing adds voice phishing tactic (vishing) to its campaigns increasing the average click rate from 17.8% to 53.2%.
2021 saw a 33% increase in incidents caused by vulnerability exploitation, with four out of five being new, like Log4j.
74% of IoT device attacks originated from Mozi botnet in 2021.
Reconnaissance of internet accessible SCADA Modbus OT devices by attackers has increased by 2,204% over nine months in 2021.
A zero trust approach with multifactor authentication and least privilege can help to dramatically decrease attack risk.
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