Cybercrime rates, losses fall, survey says

Friday, 15 July 2005, 8:42 AM EST

The downturn in losses is because of both better management of security tools and sheer luck in the form of a 12-month run without fast-spreading, big-dollar-amount attacks. But the survey also detailed some gloomier news: Losses to identity and information theft are up--way up.

By Gregg Keizer at InformationWeek.

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