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Annual review regarding vulnerabilities and attacks for 2020

Date :February 18, 2021

Publication: Annual reports

The aim of this review is to highlight the general tendencies and threat evolution to help the community to enhance their protections.

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In this report, Cert-IST analyzed the main events of 2020:

  • The cyber threat induced by the Covid-19 crisis
  • Ransomware's attacks against companies
  • Attacks against VPN access and exposed Appliances
  • Orion SolarWinds and Supply-chain attacks
  • DDOS attacks
  • Increasingly sophisticated state-sponsored attacks
  • Technical developments observed in 2020