Small firms fail to take basic anti-virus measures
More than 40% of UK small businesses have been infected by viruses during the past 12 months, at an average cost of £2,500 a time, a survey of 500 firms by McAfee revealed.
The anti-virus firmís findings mirror those of the governmentís biannual Security Breaches Survey, which found widespread ignorance among small businesses about IT security.
By Bill Goodwin at Computer Weekly.
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