Data from American security company FireEye showed 28 per cent of organisations in Asia-Pacific were hit with an advanced cyber-attack in the second half of 2015, nearly double the global average of 15 per cent. Photo: Shutterstock

Why Asia is a prime target for cybercriminals

US security company cites lack of awareness of cyber threats and lack of disclosure regulation as reasons why the region is vulnerable

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Data from American security company FireEye showed 28 per cent of organisations in Asia-Pacific were hit with an advanced cyber-attack in the second half of 2015, nearly double the global average of 15 per cent. Photo: Shutterstock
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