image credit: Pixabay

2020 review: Top five cyberattacks this year

December 22, 2020

Ransomware is on the rise across all sectors. Sophos reports that half of all companies it surveyed had been hit by a ransomware attack and 48% of financial services firms reported being targeted.

As fraudsters get more sophisticated, we will likely see more of these stories going forward. But for now, here are the five biggest cybersecurity stories we reported on in 2020.

5. Greece’s major banks cancel 15,000 cards after travel website breach

Alpha Bank, Piraeus Bank, Eurobank and the National Bank of Greece had to cancel 15,000 credit and debit cards after a tourist services portal was hacked.

Read More on FinTech Futures