IBM: security attacks up 50%

Wednesday, 3 August 2005, 4:54 AM EST

Criminal-driven security attacks and emails with viruses increased by 50% in the first half of this year according to a report released by IBM.

Among the biggest targets for such acts have been government financial services, and manufacturing and healthcare industries. The threats are aimed at extorting money and stealing critical data and identities.

By Chris Crum at Webpronews.

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