Was 2020 a year of lost innovation? Not for cybercriminals

The Register

The shift to remote working over the last year hasn’t been all bad – it’s forced the pace of digital transformation and encouraged many organisations to rethink the way they operate.

Unfortunately, that’s as true of the cybercriminal fraternity as anyone else. Even as workforces retreated to their homes, malefactors seized on the vulnerability of endpoints outside the corporate network, as Malwarebytes’ 2021 State of Malware Report showed.

At the same time, major breaches at Twitter and Solarwinds, showed even the most (theoretically) sophisticated organisations were vulnerable to determined and highly skilled cyber-spies.

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