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Malicious actors push the limits of attack vectors

February 24, 2023

The war in Ukraine has seen the emergence of new forms of cyberattacks, and hacktivists became savvier and more emboldened to deface sites, leak information and execute DDoS attacks, according to Trellix.

“Q4 saw malicious actors push the limits of attack vectors,” said John Fokker, Head of Threat Intelligence, Trellix Advanced Research Center. “Grey zone conflict and hacktivism have both led to an increase in cyber as statecraft as well as a rise in activity on threat actor leak sites. As the economic climate changes, organizations need to make the most effective security out of scarce resources.”

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