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Over 100 Law Firms Report Data Breaches

There have been more than 100 law firms that have reported data breaches since 2014. Since about 20 states do not require that law firms report data breaches, that number is definitely higher. Most of the reported breaches occurred through phishing attacks, with some through hacking or security lapses.

Android Faces New Security Threat, Malware That Spreads Itself

There is a new type of malware that has recently appeared on Android phones throughout the world. The malware can steal personal information, bank details, and can read your text messages. Once the phone is infected, it uses the users contact list to spread itself through text messaging.

There are 15 Billion Stolen Logins on the Dark Web

After auditing dark web forums and marketplaces for 18 months, the report found a 300% increase in the number of stolen account logins since 2018. Now there are 15 billion stolen usernames and passwords from over 100 thousand data breaches.

Number of Coronavirus-Related Scams Jump

These cyber threats are both foreign groups trying to steal coronavirus related information and cybercriminals trying to exploit users working from home. Health agencies have reported an increase in cyber threats as well, as they are a very profitable target for cyber criminals.

Ransomware is Getting Worse

Businesses have become a more valuable target for cybercriminals who are looking for a bigger payout. Cybersecurity experts say that ransomware will only become a larger threat in the future.