Cyber attacks on construction firms jump, new report finds


A new report has said that cyber attacks on construction companies doubled in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2023.

Risk advisory firm Kroll said the increase in attacks was “most likely due to the increased sophistication of business email compromise for either financial gain or as a pivot into downstream attacks. Growth in email compromise over the past year, which could be driven by the nature of work in this industry, meaning that employees are often working via mobile devices or on site, where they may be more susceptible to attack.”

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