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SMBs Increasingly Targeted in Cyber Security Attacks

April 16, 2013 • MSP/Cloud News

“Targeted attacks are growing the most among businesses with fewer than 250 employees, as small businesses are now the target of 31 percent of all attacks, a threefold increase from 2011, according to IT security specialist Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), Volume 18.

 

Web-based attacks increased by 30 percent in 2012, many of which originated from the compromised Websites of small businesses. Attackers hone in on small businesses that may often lack adequate security practices and infrastructure, and they are further enticed by these organizations’ bank account information, customer data and intellectual property, the report said.” READ MORE:

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