State of the Internet / Security: Financial Services – Hostile Takeover Attempts

High-value targets generally attract the most sophisticated criminals and attacks. Akamai’s State of the
Internet / Security report looks at financial services and finds a number of emerging trends.

The report reviews the

  • spikes in the number of credential stuffing attacks against APIs
  • LFI passing SQLi as the leading web attack vector against financial services
  • DDoS attack against one bank that reached an astounding 160 Gbps.

And in a guest essay, you’ll learn about security marketing tactics that do more harm than good. We also explore the ability of Zero Trust to defend against credential stuffing, web application, and DDoS attacks.

Download the report.

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