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Phishing costs an average company up to $3.7 million per year

2015/08/28

Softpedia - (International) A Wombat Security Technologies report carried out on 377 U.S. organizations revealed that an average-sized organization can lose up to $3.77 million per year in extrapolated costs due to phishing attacks, that 48% of the costs come from productivity losses in mitigating the attacks, and that uncontained malware attacks can cause industry losses up to $105 million, among other findings.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/phishing-costs-an-average-company-up-3-7-million-per-year-490310.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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