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The Microsoft Exchange Hack, covered previously in this article, continues to wreak havoc on businesses and governments around the world. Microsoft, working with RiskIQ, has been working tirelessly to close the discovered vulnerabilities. At the time of writing, the two solution providers closed 95 percent of all vulnerable or infected servers.
However, Check Point Research discovered the number of attempted attacks has increased tenfold as a direct result of the Microsoft Exchange Hack. 700 record attack attempts occurred on March 11 whereas over 7,200 occurred on March 15. Most of these targeted government and military networks, with the United States among the most targeted countries.
All of this highlights the ongoing cybersecurity perils of discovering and closing zero-day attacks and vulnerabilities. To learn more, we consulted cybersecurity experts.
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