Cybercrimes by nation-state actors on the rise: Microsoft report

Microsoft’s Digital Defense Report details the rapidly increasing security threats by nation-state actors from China, Iran, N Korea, S Korea, Russia. Phishing-enabled ransomware attacks are specifically on the rise, followed by attacks on IoT devices. Nation-state actors are using highly sophisticated techniques that allow them to target high-profile individuals/businesses without being caught; eg: using cloud to appear legitimate; it makes tracking difficult.

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