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Report: Net Attacks on Businesses Down

Attacks on corporate networks have gone down, but cyber-vandals now have a much larger pool of software vulnerabilities to attack, a report has warned Attacks on corporate networks by online vandals fell in the second half of last year, according to report released on Monday. Attempts to compromise such networks dropped by 6 percent on average between the first half of 2002 and the latter half, said security company Symantec in its biannual Incident Security Threat Report. Moreover, none of the incidents could be attributed to cyberterrorism, and incursions coming from countries on the US government’s Cyber Terrorist Watch List — which includes countries such as Iran, Indonesia and Pakistan — accounted for only 1 percent of all incidents, according to the report. Full Story

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