Energy sector the 'most attacked' in the UK, report

John Leonard
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Energy sector the 'most attacked' in the UK, report
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Energy sector the 'most attacked' in the UK, report

And the UK is among the three most targeted in countries in Europe

The UK, Germany and Italy suffered the largest number cyber attacks in Europe in 2021, and the UK's energy sector was targetted in a quarter of all attempts in the country. That's according to I...

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