Cyber-crime sees 2.5m computers hacked


The Office for National Statistics revealed there were 2.5m incidents of cyber crime between May and August in 2015.

The ONS said that incidents fall under the Computer Misuse Act and the most common incident was where the victim's computer or other internet enabled device was infected by a virus; it also included incidents where the respondent's email or social media accounts had been hacked.

Experts DAC Beachcroft warned brokers last month that cyber risks could swamp the market, as regulatory

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