US Cyber Attacks Up

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Department of Homeland Security says it’s received 198 reports of suspected cyber security threats in 2011, that’s up from just 41 in 2010, and only nine in 2009.

The number is up significantly in companies that control U.S. infrastructure such as power grids, water filtration plants and nuclear facilities.  Even though the attacks have grown in number, not all have been successful.