UPDATED: The recent denial-of-service attacks on Internet tech provider Dyn that caused outages at many popular websites follow a string of cybersecurity breaches that have affected Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO), Hillary Clinton’s campaign, Colin Powell, the U.S. National Security Agency, and election systems in Arizona and Illinois. The hackings all demonstrate that nobody is safe from the threat of cybercrime — not government agencies, presidential candidates, corporations, or other individuals.

A significant majority of dealmakers (82 percent) report that acquirers are putting increased emphasis during their due diligence processes on the cybersecurity policies and practices of target companies, according to a recent survey conducted by global law firm Morrison & Foerster.

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