The worst cyberattacks of 2022 (so far)

As technology gets more sophisticated, so do cybercriminals, and the arms race between IT security and hackers continues to escalate. 2021 was a record-setting year for cyberattacks, with data breaches increasing by 68% over 2020. With a third of 2022 in the books, the rate of attacks doesn’t seem to be showing any signs of slowing down. While cybercriminals keep their foot on the gas pedal, the best defense against a costly intrusion is still a well-informed, well-prepared human being.

That’s why it’s vital to understand the risks and stay informed of the dangers of being defenseless against cyberattacks. Here are the worst cyberattacks of 2022 (so far) and the businesses that are learning that lesson the hard way:




Ignoring the threat is not an option

While the hacking of governments and multinational corporations make the headlines, small and medium-sized businesses are just as at risk for a cyberattack. In fact, 43% of attacks target small businesses and 60% of those that fall victim go out of business within 6 months.

It’s more important than ever to protect your small business against the ever-looming threat of cybercrime and data breaches. Schedule a free consultation with amshot today to learn how employee training and IT security can help save your business from facing a devastating attack. The best way to beat cybercrime is to make sure you’re never a victim of it in the first place.

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