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In Six Months, There Has Been 13% Growth in Online Cyber Attacks, Says LexisNexis Risk Solutions

“Cyber criminals took no time off in the first six months of 2019 as human-initiated attacks against online sites grew by 13% from the same period a year ago, finds the LexisNexis Risk Solutions Cybercrime Report released Tuesday. Bots, too, evolved to target new account creations. Bot attacks targeting new e-commerce account creations increased 171% year-over-year. Many were seen at online marketplaces, virtual gift card providers, and ridesharing sites, the report says.”