According to a new report, small businesses have fallen prey to increased number of cyber attacks.
A recent report by Symantec Security Response found that in 2012, 50 percent of all targeted cyber attacks focused on businesses with fewer than 2,500 employees. Attacks on business with fewer than 250 employees increased from 18 percent in 2011 to 31 percent in 2012.
The 58 page report contains information collected by surveying Symantec.cloud clients and analyzing data collected by Symantec.cloud security services such as their global spam honeypots, also known as spam traps, as well as data provided by Norton Cybercrime Index.
Other findings by Symantec included: