Large rise in China and Hong Kong cyber attacks, says PWC

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Consultancy PWC's Global State of Information Security Survey 2017 of 440 executives in China and Hong Kong found their detected cyber security incidents for their firms increased from 241 in 2014 to 2,577 so far this year (a 969% increase). PWC said that connected devices in the 'internet of things' era are in part to blame for the rise with devices proving very popular in Hong Kong and China. The devices, in addition to employees using their own computers, can be hacked and then used to launch