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ID theft a worry for CIOs

Almost 6 percent of tech-savvy executives have had their identities stolen or misused on the Internet, according to poll results released by CIO Magazine. The study also found that 64 percent of all chief information officers worried that their company's management could be impersonated by identity thieves. The study polled 350 executives attending an industry conference. Nearly one in five said their company had been attacked by hackers in the past three months, and more than 60 percent of those companies lost money in the attacks.

Almost 6 percent of tech-savvy executives have had their identities stolen or misused on the Internet, according to poll results released by CIO Magazine. The study also found that 64 percent of all chief information officers worried that their company's management could be impersonated by identity thieves.

The study polled 350 executives attending an industry conference. Nearly one in five said their company had been attacked by hackers in the past three months, and more than 60 percent of those companies lost money in the attacks.