This past year was a brutal one for cybersecurity professionals, between mega-credential dumps, massive breaches, increasingly sophisticated and rapidly changing attacker techniques, the web (and routers!) awash in cryptocurrency miners, content delivery network (CDN) takeovers enabling at-scale card skimming, nigh unstoppable and continuously evolving banking trojans, and scads more internet-connected devices becoming drones in planetary-wide botnets.

https://blog.rapid7.com/2018/12/26/the-nightmare-_after_-christmas/