(DAILY MAIL) — A report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) shows cyber attacks on governments and businesses are considered to be one of the top five risks in the world.

The report, Global Risks for 2012, examined 50 global risks in the areas of the economy and the environment and in geopolitics, society and technology, and was based on interviews with more than 460 experts from industry, government and specialist areas.

The international organisation concluded from its research that fourth on the list of Top 5 Global Risks in terms of likelihood is cyber attacks.

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