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Cyberattacks on critical U.S. infrastructure rose 52% in 2012

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January 9, 2013
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“America’s power, water, and nuclear systems are increasingly being targeted by cybercriminals seeking to gain access to some of the nation’s most critical infrastructure.
The number of attacks reported to a U.S. Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity response team grew by 52% in 2012, according to a recent report from the team. There were 198 attacks brought to the agency’s attention last year, several of which resulted in successful break-ins.”

Source: Cyberattacks on critical U.S. infrastructure rose 52% in 2012 – Jan. 9, 2013