GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Hacker Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"43% of cyberattacks are aimed at small businesses, but only 14% are prepared to defend themselves."

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"Approximately 30,000 websites are hacked every day."

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"95% of breached records came from only three industries in 2016: Government, retail, and technology."

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"Every 39 seconds, there is a hacker attack."

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"More than 77% of companies do not have a consistent cybersecurity response plan."

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"In 2019, 62% of businesses admitted to experiencing phishing attacks."

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"The majority of hackers take up to 24 hours to steal data from a system after gaining access."

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"63% of companies said their data was potentially compromised within the last twelve months due to a hardware- or silicon-level security breach."

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"88% of organizations worldwide experienced spear phishing attempts in 2019."

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"Ransomware detections have been more dominant in countries with higher numbers of internet-connected populations. The U.S. ranks highest with 18.2%"

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"Businesses lost over $1.8 billion in 2020 as a result of business email compromise scams."

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"A Microsoft report found that phishing attempts in 2020 increased by 350%."

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"According to ISACA, the most common form of hacking is social engineering, with 52% of respondents indicating that it’s the biggest concern"

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"43% of all socially engineered attacks were conducted via phishing in 2020."

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"The average time to detect a breach in 2020 was 280 days."

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"Nearly half (49%) of organizations surveyed faced a cyberattack at least once a month in the first half of 2021."

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"Global software exploitations rose by 49% in the first half of 2021."

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"Ransomware increased 151% in the first half of 2021."

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