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Brits fear net crime more than buglary

Discussion in 'General Webmaster Helpdesk' started by temi, Oct 9, 2006.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    A fifth of people fear net crime the most, the report says
    More Britons fear net crime than they do burglary, a survey suggests.
    The Get Safe Online study released by the government found 21% of respondents felt most at risk from net crime, while 16% worried most about being burgled.

    A BBC investigation into net-based attacks on Windows PCs found they could happen as much as every 15 minutes.

    At least every hour, an unprotected PC set up as a honeypot logged a malicious attack that could render it unusable or make it access other machines.

    full story: news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/5414696.stm

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