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Cyberattacks on corporate networks rising, surveys show

Cyberintruders have stepped up their attacks on corporate computer networks, according to two surveys released Monday. Symantec (SYMC) , the world’s largest supplier of anti-virus software, reports a 332% spike in worms and viruses launched against Windows desktop computers and servers in the last half of 2004 compared with the year before — 7,360 variants in all. What’s more, the bad guys’ determination appears to be paying off. In a January survey of 229 midsize and large companies, security firm Mazu Networks found 47% had networks compromised by a self-propagating worm in the past year. Full Story

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