May 3, 2015

Gangs of hackers cause cyber breaches to spike 23%

SAN FRANCISCO — Organized criminal gangs of hackers got smarter, faster and more ubiquitous last year, pulling off 312 major breaches against companies. That's up 23% from the year before, Symantec's 2014 Internet threat report found.

Health care companies were a major focus of hackers, with 37% of breaches in that sector, compared with 11% in retail and 10% in education, the security company's yearly look at the seamy underbelly of the Web found.


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