Featurespace founder, Dave Excell, explains the rise in attacks from Chinese hacking groups amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. A surge in sophisticated cyberattacks targeting large U.S firms has been described as one of the broadest campaigns of cyber espionage in recent years. With coronavirus dominating the media, hackers are taking advantage of the increase in transactions as people spend more online; “We’ve been as busy as ever with our customers, making sure they have the right defence in place as more people are going online to transact” Excell told Digital Trends.

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