Banks get attacked four times more than other industries

The average number of attacks against financial services institutions is four times higher than other industries

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Modern-day criminals are still following Willie Sutton's example of going after banks "because there's where the money is."

According to a new report from Websense Security Labs, the average number of attacks against financial services institutions is four times higher than that of companies in other industries.

In addition, a third of all initial-stage reconnaissance attacks target financial institutions, the company reported.

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