Hackers strike at 'soft target' small firms

Tuesday, 16 November 2004, 9:43 AM EST

Online criminals are increasingly concentrating on "soft target" small and medium-sized firms, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has warned.

The organisation investigated 18 financial firms as part of a review of security and found that, while the large financial institutions had made progress with online security, smaller firms were falling behind.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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