• Over 22 billion records exposed in breaches in 2020

    9 days ago - By Beta News

    From January through October 2020 there have 730 publicly disclosed events resulting in over 22 billion records exposed worldwide according to a new report from Tenable's Security Response Team. Of breaches analyzed 35 percent were linked to ransomware attacks, resulting in major financial cost, while 14 percent of breaches were the result of email compromises. Threat actors have relied on unpatched vulnerabilities in their attacks as well as chaining together multiple vulnerabilities. From 2015 to 2020, the number of reported common vulnerabilities and exposures increased at an average...
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