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IT attacks, espionage cause German firms EUR 43.4 bln in damage - Bitkom

Friday 14 September 2018 | 13:33 CET | News
Criminal attacks on German industrial firms including data theft, espionage or sabotage have caused damage amounting to EUR 43.4 billion over the past two years, according to a new survey of 503 business leaders by the German digital association Bitkom. Seven out of ten firms (68 percent) polled said they had been victims of an attack, and another 19 percent said they suspected that they had been. Thirty-two percent of firms said IT or telecoms devices had been stolen, while 23 percent said "sensitive digital data" had been leaked.

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Bitkom
Countries: Germany
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