Electronic theft surpasses physical theft for the first time

By Emil
Oct 19, 2010
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  1. For the first time ever, more companies are suffering from electronic theft than from physical theft, according to the "Annual Global Fraud Report" (PDF) by risk consultancy Kroll (via CNET). The theft of information or electronic assets was reported by 27.3 percent of companies over the past 12 months, up from 18 percent in 2009. The theft of physical assets inched down to 27.2 percent from 28 percent last year. Kroll put together the report ...

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  2. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    On paper, it doesn't look like the difference was significant. Only .1 percent difference?

    And what's more surprising is that "Corruption and bribery" is at a such low percentage... Are you sure this are the U.S.A. statistics? :p
  3. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,677

    This post is pure genius.
  4. tengeta

    tengeta TS Enthusiast Posts: 612

    I know its easier over the internet, but people are simply *****s for deciding that Facebook is more deserving of their information than The DMV they went to and complained about it.
  5. anguis

    anguis TS Enthusiast Posts: 85   +12

    I'd like to see the Intellectual Property theft numbers the companies claim...most of those numbers are completely absurd.

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