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Hackers Follow the Money

Anne Bisagno


It should come as absolutely no surprise that financial services firms are the favorite targets of industry-specific attempts to breach data security. Why? Simple: that's where the money is.


In fact, the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index has found that financial services companies endure 65% more attacks than average, and that these attacks increased 29% from 2015 to 2016. More than half can be traced back to insiders who accidentally compromised company systems, most often through a phishing attack that made it easy for hackers to introduce malware allowing them to steal usernames and passwords, withdraw money, create fraudulent credit and debit cards, and more.


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