An estimated 2 million cyber attacks in 2018 led to over $45 billion losses: Study10:00:00 AM, Thursday 11th of July 2019 | in technology
A study shows that an estimated 2 million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in over $45 billion losses worldwide as governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents. Other important losses were from cyptojacking or hijacking a computer or network to generate bitcoin. It also came due to fraudulently taking over business email credentials. About $8 billion losses were due to ransomware attacks.