According to reports, the frequency of cyberattacks in 2022 has increased by over 3 million people

According to reports, the frequency of cyberattacks in 2022 has increased by over 3 million people ...

According to Kasperskyhas released a new report revealing a growing number of cyber attacks on small businesses in 2022. Researchers compared the period between January and April 2022 to the same period in 2021, citing an increase in the number of Trojan-PSW detections, internet attacks, and attacks on Remote Desktop Protocol.

In 2022, the number of Trojan-PSW (Password Stealing Ware) detections increased global by about a quarter more than in 20214,003,323 to 3,029,903 among other malwares. Trojan-PSW is a malware that steals passwords and other account information, which then allows attackers to gain access to the business network and steal sensitive information.

In the analyzed period of 2021, Internet attacks increased from 32,500,000 worldwide to nearly 35,400,000 in 2022. These include webpages with redirects to exploits, websites containing exploits and other malicious programs, botnet C&C centers and more.

The number of incidents on the Remote Desktop Protocol has risen in the United States (albeit decreasing globally) and has increased from 47.5 million in the first trimester of 2021 to 51 million in the same period of 2022. Many organizations have introduced the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), a technique that allows computers on the same corporate network to be linked together and accessible remotely, even when the employees are at home.

Cybersecurity is often an afterthought, with small businesses coping with complex tasks. However, this cybercriminals are exploiting this disregard for IT security. A Kaspersky study has sought to identify the potential hazards that arise. Read the full report by Kaspersky.

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