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£2.4 billion lost to hi-tech crime Print E-mail
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Source: Info Security - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security Last year British business lost £2.4 billion to electronically-enabled crime, the National Hi-Tech Crime Unit has said. The Unit made the claim at its eCrimes congress in London on 5 April. According to a survey conducted by NOP, 89% of a sample group of 200 companies said that they had experienced some form of hi-tech crime during 2004.

Detective Superintendent Mick Deats, deputy head of the Unit said: “Over the past year, we have seen a sustained increase in the professionalism of cybercriminals scope of the problem that we will be able to build effective strategies to deal with it."

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