Holidays – the busiest time of the year. For hackers too


Holidays is not the time to be ignorant about cybersecurity

The holidays season usually isn’t the time to think about work. Many busy themselves with shopping, recipe planning, and daydreaming. During a few days off, even the biggest companies seem to still for a while and submerge into peaceful quietness. Yet it is time that crime actors and hackers come out of hiding and seek their opportunities.

The upcoming festive season is an active time for cybercriminals. Distracted users don’t seem to notice phishing scams or malicious advertisements.[1] Additionally, if threatening situations do arise, few professionals would be able to offer help during the holidays. Hackers take that into consideration and plan heinous attacks.

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