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Italian cybercrime up 30% in 2015 - study

Wednesday 29 June 2016 | 10:10 CET | News
Italy's data protection authority, Garante Privacy, has announced that the number of cybercrimes registered in the country increased by 30 percent last year, led by a 50 percent rise in phishing attacks and a 135 percent surge in the use of ransomware. Presenting the authority's annual report in the Italian senate, Garante Privacy chairman Antonello Soro said the cybercrime attacks exploited the widespread inadequacy of the security measures adopted by Italian businesses, which had generally failed to grasp the importance of protecting their IT assets and regarding data protection as a new

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