Hackers Take Dead Aim at Manufacturers as Cyber Attacks Rise Globally
Motivations for the attacks are often criminal in nature and include extortion via ransomware and industrial espionage, NTT Security says.
OMAHA, Neb. — As the frequency and sophistication of cyber attacks continue to rise globally, manufacturers are found to be particularly vulnerable to hackers, according to NTT Security.
In its Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC) 2017 Q2 Threat Intelligence Report, NTT Security found that 34% of all documented attacks targeted manufacturers. Moreover, manufacturers appear in the top three targets in five of the six geographic regions globally.