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How the Ukrainian invasion by Russia could increase cyber threat

Attackers might use the Ukrainian invasion by Russia to increase their cyber threat

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a war being fought unlike any before – physically, politically, financially, and through cyber warfare.

The Information Security experts at Quilter share their thoughts on how attackers might use the Ukrainian invasion by Russia to increase their cyber threats, and give some tips to keep yourself safe.

Cybercriminals will continue to take advantage of any headlining situation and attack through - phishing attempts, scam emails, social engineering, and malware. The UK and wider Financial Services sector have not experienced any increase in cyber-attacks stemming from Russia (the situation continues to be monitored), however, there have been notable changes in the methods and motivations used in this war, which could affect you.