Hands-on cyberattacks jump 50%, CrowdStrike reports

From csoonline.com

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Enterprises monitored by CrowdStrike’s Falcon OverWatch threat hunters faced 77,000 attempts of hands-on, interactive intrusions, or approximately one potential intrusion every seven minutes, between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022—a 50% year-over-year increase, according to a new report from the cybersecurity company.

Breakout time, or the time an adversary takes to move laterally from an initially compromised host to another host within the victim’s environment, fell to one hour and 24 minutes compared to one hour and 38 minutes during the year-earlier period, demonstrating that adversaries continue to sharpen their tradecraft, according to CrowdStrike.

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