During the past year the financial services industry was hit with millions or tens of millions of attacks per day. (Uris English Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0)

In an update of its State of the Internet report, Akamai found that in the past year the financial services industry was hit with millions or tens of millions of attacks per day.

In September 2020 alone, Akamai tracked 33 million web application attacks against the financial services industry. The report found that the bad threat actors primarily used common attack paths, such as SQL injection, local file inclusion and cross-site scripting.

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