Report shows cyberattacks rampant, causing concern among security and company executives

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Critical infrastructure networks around the world are subject to repeated cyberattacks from foreign governments and other high-level adversaries that can be damaging and costly, according to a report McAfee released Thursday.

Attacks that lead to down time can cost more than $6 million per day, and more than $8 million at oil and gas companies, the report, “In the Crossfire–Critical Infrastructure in the Age of Cyberwar,” found.

Meanwhile, respondents said they worry about attacks on critical infrastructure in their countries coming from the U.S. and China more than any other potential aggressors.

Full story: Report shows cyberattacks rampant; execs concerned –CNET News