A plague on all our networks

Wednesday, 3 December 2003, 1:10 PM EST

The number of attacks on UK networks is soaring, with even the smallest firms facing an average 500 assaults each month from viruses, worms and denial of service attempts.

Seventy per cent of the 50 small firms taking part in a six-month study experienced 1,500 attacks or more over a two week period in August.

This peak is largely accountable to the outbreak of the Sobig virus, according to outsourcing form FITE IT and Radware, the firms behind the study. Just as well then that the 50 small companies taking part in the study, clients of FITE, had defences in place to block attacks. Logs from security devices were used to compile the report.

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