Cyber attacks cost global economy $817b a year: Think-tank
Toll does not include unreported and undetected breaches. But, even as number and risks of such strikes rise, a counter-offensive against hackers is under way.
Last week, Finland’s national broadcaster indulged in a bit of investigative journalism. It tested how secure major government and commercial buildings in the capital of Helsinki were, by simply sending to each of them a man disguised as a construction worker, wearing a safety vest and carrying a folding ladder, to see whether he could gain easy entrance.