Attack Surface Management 2022 Midyear Review – Part 2

The cybersecurity landscape changed significantly in the first half of 2022. In our midyear roundup, Trend Micro researchers examine these changes and their effects on business operations as well as what you need to know about staying protected from online attacks.

In part one of the series, Trend Micro researchers talked about the growing attack surface and how actors have become more sophisticated. In this second instalment, Trend Micro put ransomware and cloud environments into the spotlight. The researchers also discuss other notable vulnerabilities that have wreak havoc in the first half of the year.

With operations spread across many countries, it’s not surprising that ransomware is becoming increasingly popular. This new strain has been targeting organizations with large financial capabilities—so far 50 companies have been hit in just over two months in early 2022. The operators behind this attack are looking for access credentials from major networks.

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Source: Trend Micro

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