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Google issued 40,000 alerts of State-Sponsored attacks in 2019

March 27, 2020

Google shared data on alerts related to state-sponsored attacks, the tech giant revealed that it issued almost 40,000 alerts of state-sponsored phishing or malware attacks to its users during 2019.

The number of alerts decreased by 25% when compared to 2018, possible reasons for this drop could be the increased efficiency of defense measures implemented by Google, but we cannot underestimate the risk of an increased level of sophistication of the attacks that allowed nation-state actors to fly under the radar.

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