Computer crime cost to business soars

Tuesday, 5 April 2005, 12:04 PM EST

Computer crime cost UK businesses more than £2.4bn last year, according to figures from the National Hi-Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU).

The organisation is warning firms to tighten their IT security after 89 per cent of UK businesses suffered from some form of computer crime in the past 12 months, an increase from 83 per cent last year (Computing, 26 February 2004).

By Daniel Thomas at vnunet.

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