Avanan's research into an increase in email-borne attacks originating from Russia was featured in Dark Reading. Avanan found an eight-fold increase in attacks since February 27 emanating from Russia. Avanan's CEO Gil Friedrich was interviewed. As he said:


"There does appear to be a larger volume of attacks going after sea shipping companies and auto manufacturers," says Gil Friedrich, CEO of Avanan, a Check Point Security Company. "Some have operations in Ukraine; some don't," he adds. 


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