Global cyber attacks surge 47% year-on year in H1 of CY2021: Trend Micro

In India, Trend Micro blocked 111,028 email spam, malicious URLs and malware

Cybersecurity, cyberattack, hacking

BS Reporter Mumbai
Global cybersecurity solutions provider Trend Micro Incorporated announced that it blocked 40.9 billion email threats, malicious files and malicious URLs for its customers worldwide in the first half of 2021, a 47 per cent year-on-year increase. During this period, the company detected and blocked a total of 111,028 email spam, malicious URLs and malware in India.  

Globally, ransomware remained the standout threat in the first half of the year as cyber criminals continued to target big-name victims. Working with third parties to gain access to targeted networks, they used advanced persistent threat tools and techniques to steal and encrypt victims’ data.

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First Published: Oct 27 2021 | 3:12 PM IST

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