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O Cybercrime O Internet Crime costs all of us time and money. In 2012 Americans lost an estimated 5.25 million dollars because of cybercime. Top 5 Countries Hit By Cybercrime 2012 United States Canada Australia United Kingdom India 4th Lost Dollars and Complaints Filed since 2008 1000000 3000000 Amount Dollars 5000000 Complaints Cybercrime Damages These number reflect only cases where over $100,000.00 was lost. Top Internet Crimes Auction Fraud FBI Scams Credit Card Fraud Romance Scams Identity Theft Work at Home 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 USA Canada I Australia U.K. I India Top Countries Affected 1000 900 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 2008 2012 2017 I Projected Cybercrime by 2017 Estimated Cybercrime Numbers represented in millions. Tlps to Help You Avoid Being Attacked Install Antivirus Software Lock Your Wi-FI Only Online Shop Secure Sites SALE Use a Firewall Cybercrime is an unpleasant fact ffexeveryone who accesses the internet. Because our society is now web-based, so to speak, there are many more opportunities for hackers and cybercriminals to get a hold of person information. A cyber-attack may be something minor such as cracking the password to your email account and spamming your friends. However, much larger attacks indude stealing money from your bank account and assuming your identity to go on a shopping spree. Cybercrime has reached an all-time high and is predicted to keep moving upwards. While having someone break into your email and spam all of your contacts with nonsense may sound horrible to you, it could be much worse. With a few apology emails or phone calls and the change of your password, you are probably home free. However, bigger issues come when you become a victim of identity theft. A hacker may gain access to your personal information such as bank account and password. Moreover, you may fall victim to an unyielding iden tity thief who assumes your role in the financial marketplace. You will begin to see astronomical transactions on your bank account. Perhaps the thief is smarter than to be caught right away and uses your credit card or checking account to make several smaller purchases. In the end, it all adds up and it can take years to correct. This is just one form of cybercrime. Many others are happening. The best defense is to educate yourself about types of internet crimes and searching for ways to protect yourself. TopTenReviews will help you to select the best antivirus software for your personal situation. The right protection application will help catch threats before your computer before you lose youridentity. We can't get away from the bad guys, but we can do everything in our power to make sure the bad guys are stopped in their tracks. Sources: Contact us via [email protected] Years 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008


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This infographic shows the major problem of cybercrime today. It destroys lives. Most people don't know how to keep themselves safe, but this inforgraphic shows some ideas.




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