UK Firms Hit by One Attack Every 47 Seconds Over Summer

Firms Hit by One Every 47 Seconds Over Summer


The ISP had noted a 9% year-on-year drop in the second quarter, but it now appears that was a temporary blip. Attacks increased 4% between July and September over the same period last year.

The firm claimed that this amounts to an average of 168,975 attacks per company in the third quarter or 1837 per day.

IoT applications and systems attracted the most compromise attempts, amounting to 162 per day, while attempts to web applications increased by 21% to reach 48 per day on average.

Q2’s decline

Beaming managing director, Sonia Blizzard, urged companies to remain vigilant as they transition to new hybrid working practices.

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