Financial losses? Blame viruses!
The Computer Security Institute with the participation of the San Francisco FBI's Computer Intrusion Squad today released its 2006 report citing that virus attacks are the leading cause of financial losses.
The top four categories - virus attacks, unauthorised access to networks, lost/stolen laptops or mobile hardware and theft of proprietary information or intellectual property - according to the 2006 Computer Crime and Security Survey, account for more than 74 per cent of financial loss.
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