Small firms 'shun' PC security

Friday, 16 May 2003, 11:30 AM EST

A survey has found that although most are protecting themselves against viruses, far fewer use software to stop other increasingly popular attacks.

Without extra protection small firms could find that malicious hackers can penetrate their networks to delete or steal data or use them to carry out attacks on others.

The survey also found that small firms are taking too long to apply the latest updates to software leaving loopholes open for others to exploit.

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