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Cybercriminals increasingly targeting financial industry, reveals VMware

The report also discovered that once cybercriminals gain access to a financial organization, they are no longer looking for wire transfers or capital, as was previously assumed. Cybercriminal cartels are now looking for non-public market data such as earnings estimates, public offerings, and significant transactions. In fact, two out of every three (66 percent) financial institutions were subjected to attacks aimed at market strategies.

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