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43% of all online login attempts are made by hackers

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43% of all online login attempts are made by hackers

43% of all online login attempts are made by hackers trying to break into your account A report from Akamai reveals that 43% of all online login attempts are malicious. The three most-attacked industries are hospitality (82%), high tech (57%), and retail (36%). Credential theft is a digital epidemic, and it requires action from both website operators and users to treat. Companies need to pay more attention to their login portals to recognize suspicious activity, and users need to use unique, hard-to-guess passwords and password managers. —TechRepublic US-based content delivery network Akamai, in its Q4 2017 State of the Internet/Security...

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