Internet Attacks Up 28 Per Cent

Internet attacks on US organisations increased from 160,000 incidents between July and December of 2001 to 180,000 incidents between January and June of 2002, a 28% increase. Approximately 1,280 attacks were against power companies, while 667 attacks were committed against health care organisations and 617 attacks against manufacturers. A large number (70%) of the power companies surveyed reported suffering at least one serious attack during the past six months. Close to half (over 40%) of the attacks came from inside the United States.

SOURCE: Riptech

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