Cyber Attacks During Holidays: Why the Spike?
For most people, the holiday season is a long-awaited chance to relax and enjoy time with family and friends. It’s also a time to flock to online stores in search of the best deals on gifts, travel, and more.
Holiday shopping statistics show people are willing to spend more during 2022’s holiday season. Analysts project that online holiday spending will reach $190 billion this season.
With so many people shopping online, cybercriminals see the holiday season as the perfect opportunity to launch attacks. For instance, ransomware attacks increase by 30% during the holidays compared to regular months.