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Security Breaches Rage Through Asia Pacific

Security breaches are running rampant in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, as findings from Evans Data Corporation indicate that three-quarters of the nearly 600 developers that were surveyed reported at least one violation during 2002. Of that group, two-thirds had three or more security breaches. Comparatively, Evans Data found that 57 percent of North American developers had one breach, and less than half of that group had three or more. “Not surprisingly, computer viruses are the most common breaches and more than half the breaches were viruses,” said Esther Schindler, EDC senior analyst. “But 12 percent of APAC developers reported deliberate database hacks and 9 percent said they’d been the victims of unauthorized scripts. The situation is worst in China where well more than 4 out of 5 respondents experienced a breach.” Full Story

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