UK businesses face one cyber attack per minute

Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019

Author: Robert Ward

Over the first three months of 2019, British firms have been subjected to 119,659 attacks each, on average, according to analysis. This is more than double that experienced in the first three months of 2018.

Cyber security analysts say that these attacks are coming from 442,091 unique IP addresses; many of which could be traced to locations in China, Brazil and Russia. There was also a threefold increase in the number of IP addresses in Egypt.

Read our MD’s Guide to CyberSecurity to learn more about some of the most common cyber attacks.

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