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60% of Major US Firms Have Been Hacked in Cloud: Study

September 25, 2019


Researchers at the enterprise security firm Proofpoint said they detected over 15 million unauthorized login attempts to cloud computing networks of US Fortune 500 firms in the first six months of 2019, of which 400,000 were successful.

“While it only takes one compromised account to achieve wide-ranging effects in an organization, attempted unauthorized logins were pervasive across industries,” Proofpoint researchers said in a blog post.

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