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European cyber attacks sustained as attempts against UK businesses increase by a third
- UK businesses were attacked at least once every two minutes in the third quarter of 2018
- Europe remains the most common source of online attacks
UK businesses are attacked online once every 2.5 minutes
The latest UK business cyber attack figures show that UK businesses were attacked 52,596 times each in Q2 of 2018; that’s one attack every 2.5 minutes.
Four million UK businesses vulnerable to losing company data, research shows
Almost a million UK businesses do not backup their company data and a further 2.8 million firms risk losing valuable information by storing electronic copies in the same location as the original data, according to our research.
Cyber threats of 2018: Attacks on UK businesses up 27% in Q1
- The volume of cyber attacks on UK businesses originating from Europe more than doubled in March 2018.
Small firms hit hardest by 82m hours of internet downtime in 2017
UK businesses lost almost 82 million hours to outages in 2017, according to our latest internet downtime research.
Cyber threat report 2017: Attacks on UK businesses increase to 231,028 each
Attacks on British businesses surge in final quarter to surpass 2016 levels
UK businesses attacked 55,000 times as cyber crime targets remote workers
Between July and September 2017, the average UK firm experienced 55,314 attempts by hackers to access their data or take control of IT systems.
UK businesses targeted 65,000 times each by hackers in three months to June 2017
Average number of attacks per business rises to 65,000 over three month period, with a substantial increase in attempts to control company databases.
UK businesses hit 43,000 times each by cyber attacks in first quarter of 2017
UK businesses were subjected to almost 43,000 cyber attacks each,on average, in the first quarter of 2017.
Internet downtime cost British businesses £7 billion in 2016
British businesses suffered three days of internet downtime each on average during 2016.
Cyber report 2016: UK businesses targeted 230,000 times each by cybercriminals.
There was a 310 per cent increase in the volume of attacks seeking out Internet of Things devices between the first and final quarters of 2016.
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