Cyber attacks on financial firms rise by 37% – survey


Domain name system (DNS) attacks on financial firms increased by 37% over the past year, according to a survey published today (October 9).

The Global DNS Threat Report, published by EfficientIP, a network automation and security company, reports 88% of respondents suffered an attack over the past 12 months. Overall, 904 financial firms from North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific took part in the study. The research was conducted from January to April 2019.

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