Hackers striking databases in record numbers

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 12:30 AM EST

Hackers are striking databases in record numbers, trying to pilfer a rich trove of personal and financial data, a security vendor said Wednesday.

SecureWorks, based in Atlanta, is detecting up to 8,000 attacks per day on databases owned by its clients, up from an average 100 to 200 attacks per day in the first three months of this year.

At InfoWorld.

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