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Companies Wary of Cyberattacks, Phishing During Hurricanes

Disruptions caused by natural disasters make organizations more vulnerable to cyberattacks, a reality that has many companies scrambling to ensure asset security as Hurricane Florence forces them to move computers, switch to backup networking equipment, and other non-routine practices that provide would-be hackers weak points to target. Experts point out that these backup systems could be more vulnerable to intrusion and that the working environment of exceptions increase the likelihood of successful spearphishing attacks. 

Source: Companies Wary of Cyberattacks, Phishing During Hurricanes – WSJ

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