Cyberattacks on government doubled in 2016

Federal Times: New research reveals that cyberattacks on the government sector doubled in 2016, hiking to 14 percent from 7 percent of all cyber security attacks in 2015. Attacks on the finance sector also rose dramatically from just 3 percent in 2015 to 14 percent of all attacks in 2016.

The manufacturing sector came in at third place at 13 percent, while the retail sector, which topped the list of all cybersecurity attacks on all sectors in 2015 moved down into fourth place (11 percent).

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