5 Common Cybercrime Attack Vectors and How to Avoid Them

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The threat landscape has significantly expanded with the proliferation of the internet and digital connectivity. As of March 2020, there were more than 677 million new malware detections. This figure by Statista indicates a growing threat of cyberattacks against individuals and businesses.

Cybercriminals take advantage of cyberattack vectors to bypass your basic security defenses. These vectors fall into several categories, each of which uses a different approach to compromise your system’s security.

In this post, we’ll take you through some of the most common vectors of attacks and the countermeasures you can take to effectively combat these threats.