Computer attacks on UK businesses double

Tuesday, 27 April 2004, 3:13 PM EST

Computer attacks on UK businesses have doubled in the last two years, according to research from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

In its Information Security Breaches Survey, unveiled at the Infosecurity 2004 show, the DTI found businesses more vulnerable than during the last survey in 2002.

The research found that large companies are attacked at least once a week, with the average company receiving one attack every month.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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