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Cybercrime: A billion-dollar industry
Are you protecting yourself from getting hacked? Think you're not at risk? According to a recent Norton cybercrime report, 431 million adults in 24 countries experienced some type of cybercrime over the past year, which is up 3 percent from the 2010 study. (The top three cybercrimes, according to the study, are viruses or malware, online credit card fraud, and phishing — or e-mail scams.) In the United States, that comes to 141 victims per minute.
September 20, 2011