Cybersecurity expert Ian Marlow recently discussed how cyber crimes have increased in the past two years.
— Ian Marlow
BOCA RATON, FL, FL, USA, July 30, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The COVID-19 pandemic took more people online than ever before. This created new opportunities for many, including cybercriminals. Cybersecurity expert Ian Marlow recently discussed how cyber crimes have increased since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.
“The COVID-19 pandemic increased uncertainty about the economy as well as everyday life,” Ian Marlow said. “The exploitation of this fear, alongside an increased online presence, made circumstances that were ideal for cybercriminals.”
Ian Marlow explained numerous types of cyber crimes have increased over the past two years, including phishing, online scams, malicious domains, data harvesting malware, and misinformation. Unfortunately, the fight against cybercriminals has not decreased as the pandemic has begun to subside.
“We will likely see cyber crimes continuing to increase throughout the immediate future,” Ian Marlow said. “People are still working from home, which has created a long list of new vulnerabilities. This combined with increased activity by cybercriminals is keeping us in the cybersecurity field on high alert for as long as we can…