Report Shows Financial Services Orgs Suffer $1.3M via DNS Attacks

88% of financial services organizations surveyed experienced DNS attacks in the past 12 months


EfficientIP has revealed the financial services sector is the most targeted industry in its IDC Infobrief, the 2019 Global DNS Threat Report , with 88% of FS respondents experiencing under-the-radar DNS attacks in the past year.

With 900 respondents from nine countries across North America, Europe and Asia, the report found financial services organizations experienced an average of ten attacks a year, a 37% increase from last year. In addition, 47% of financial services organizations were subject to DNS-based phishing scams.

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10 October 2019