Cyber Attack

Lockdown restrictions are easing but financial firms have told employees they will be allowed to work from home several days a week permanently. (File/AFP)

Work from home fuelling cyber attacks, says global financial watchdog

  • Remote working has opened up new possibilities for cyber attack, reveals Financial Stability Board.
  • Cyber activities such as phishing, malware and ransomware grew from fewer than 5,000 per week in February 2020 to more than 200,000 per week in late April 2021.
By Reuters ·