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The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) reports that about 250,000 break-ins into Federal computer systems were attempted in one year and 64 percent were successful. The number of attacks is doubling every year and the GAO estimates that only one to four percent of these attacks will be detected and only about one percent will be reported.
Dr. Chao-Hsien Chu, associate professor of information sciences and technology and of management science and information systems at Penn State, began the study when he was on the faculty at Iowa State University.
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