Nearly nine out of 10 U.S. businesses suffered
from a computer virus, spyware or other online attack in 2004 or 2005
despite widespread use of security software, according to an FBI survey
Thu, Jan 19 2006 15:32
Online attacks common for U.S. firms, FBI says
attacks inflicted average damages of $24,000 on businesses and other
institutions even as antivirus software security tools have become
standard, the survey found.
98 percent of respondents said they used antivirus software, nearly 84
percent said they had suffered a virus attack in the 12-month period
covered by the survey.
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