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World's cyber attacks hit us much harder in past year – major infosec chief survey

Nick Kew

Back of a fag packet

A quick google finds a not-too-outdated estimate that there are 5.2 million businesses in the UK. If we take the article at face value, that would suggest losses of 5.2m * 500k, or 2.6 billion. That being, good British billions, not those US imposters: in US numbers it's 2600 billion. Which is something round about our entire GDP.

Hmmm. Something pretty fundamental is missing - like telling us what they're actually talking about.

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