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July 27, 2012 4:00 pm

Cyber Attacks Rise Dramatically in U.S.

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Ynet – A new report by the US Industrial Control System Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) said that critical infrastructure companies based in the United States have seen a dramatic increase in the number of cyber-security incidents between 2009 and 2011.

ICS-CERT said that in 2009 it received nine incident reports, in 2010 there were 41 incidents and in 2011, the number of attempted cyber attacks spiked to 198.

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