Employees working remotely are Not Using Corporate Firewalls, says study

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According to a new study by Arctic Security and Team Cymru, there is an increase in the number of office devices that have been compromised and forced to engage in malicious activities.

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The study, which looked at nine European countries and the U.S, said the number of potentially compromised companies in the U.S. doubled between January and March. More than 50,000 organizations in the U.S. were infected before the worldwide lockdown in mid-March.

Source:https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/news-archive/coronavirus/remote-workers-lack-of-corporate-firewalls-blamed-for-rise-in-malicious-device-activity/

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