SME websites are most vulnerable to cyber attacksJune 6, 2022

The article " SMEs still an easy target for cybercriminals" published by HelpNetSecurity website on January 12, 2022 states that For SMBs, cybercrime remains a major problem, with 51% of SMBs experiencing a cyberattack, because small and medium-sized enterprises lack the resources to invest in network security like large enterprises. Among respondents who did not take cybersecurity protections, cost was the main reason for this, with 11% saying they would not spend any money on cybersecurity. 88% of businesses have at least one form of cybersecurity protection (such as antivirus, firewall, or multi-factor authentication). The consequences of experiencing a cyber-attack can be devastating for small businesses that may not be able to recover from the financial impact of a cyber-breach or lose the trust of their customers.

SME websites are most vulnerable to cyber attacks

Although this article is a survey of Europe small and medium-sized enterprises, it is actually very suitable for the situation of small and medium-sized enterprises in China. In the current environment, it is not easy for small and medium-sized enterprises to survive. Therefore, small and medium-sized enterprises will think that "My website has nothing to steal", "My small company website will not attract the attention of hackers". In fact, hackers can use automated tools to find websites without any protection and automatically implant Trojan horses, making your website a "chicken" and a "thug" to attack other systems and passively break the law. This is the main reason why SME websites are the most vulnerable to cyber-attacks, such as: Trojans are implanted into websites, web page tampering, SQL injection, database dragging, and email fraud etc. According to a report released by the CNCERT/CC, 53,171 websites in China were implanted with backdoors in 2020. These attacks will not only affect the normal access of websites and leak website data, but also face the pressure of compliance with the Cyber Security Law, which may receive an administrative penalty. How to do?

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