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Correspondent, BBC Spotlight
Cyber crime cost small businesses in the South West about £6m last year.
Figures from the police's South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit revealed that in 2017 there were about 4,000 cyber attacks.
Meanwhile, a recent YouGov survey for Barclays found that 44% of all small businesses in the UK had been targeted by fraudsters; with one in four of those becoming victims, facing an average loss of about £35,000.
Firms are being urged to ramp up security to protect themselves from online fraudsters.
The South West Business Council is launching a campaign to fight back against hackers, and prevent emotional and financial costs for businesses.
Adam Fox-Edwards, who runs the Arundell Arms in Lifton, Devon, said he was left unable to take bookings or food orders after an incident...