Michigan fends off 187,000 cyber attacks a day

Updated: Thursday, March 7 2013, 08:51 AM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The State of Michigan is spending millions every year fending off online attacks on state records.

According to the Detroit News nearly $10-million per year is spent on 23 technicians who staff an around-the-clock electronics center.

The state says it has nearly 187,000 cyber attacks per day.

Those attacks can range from simple attempts to find a weak spot in the system to coordinated efforts using automated software.




  Michigan fends off 187,000 cyber attacks a day
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