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Cybercrime Goes Global

Norton cybercrime Report: The Human Impact 65%: The of percentage adults wordwide who Cybercrime has become a silent global digital epidemic. This shocking truth is uncovered by the Norton Cybercrime Report: The Human Impact.* have been a victim of cybercrime. Cybercrime hotspots where adults have experienced cybercrime include: 73% 76% 83% CYBERCRIMES EXPERIENCED GLOBALLY USA Brazil and India China Computer viruses/ malware 51% Online scams 10% Phishing 9% Social network profile hacking 7% Online credit card fraud 7% Sexual predation 7% Every person has a weak point, the criminals are very sharp, they know when to strike. -Jagdeep, India 3% The percentage of people globally that don't expect to be a victim of cybercrime Fewer than 1 in 10 people say they feel 'very' safe online. justaguynWI: hey sparklechica90 als/1?? ^) u new here? sparklechica90: lol hi! 21/f :) where do u live>? TOP 10 EMOTIONAL REACTIONS TOo CYBERCRIME 33% of adults have used a fake online identity. 45% of adults lied about personal details. WHO DO VICTIMS CALL FOR HELP? 48% 26% 29% 30% 30% 36% 38% 38% 40% 51% 58% The police HELPLESS 照 A 44 % DISTRUSTFUL VIOLATED UPSET ΑΝΝΟΥED Their bank FEARFUL DISGUSTED FRUSTRATED CHEATED ANGRY 34% The websitel email provider "You start wondering how did this happen? You start blaming yourself and everyone else.." -Kate and Walt, United Kingdom RESOLVING CYBERCRIME: COsts on average: USA $334* 31% of victims worldwide say they never resolved a cybercrime. 79% do not expect cybercriminals to be brought to justice. FACELESS CRIMINALS, ORGANIZED CRIME WHO'S TO BLAME FOR 56% 21% CYBERCRIME JOHN DOE 56 - 8962 65 - 04 - 12 "We've become accustomed to get- ting so much of what we need off the Internet for free. So it's difficult to "I think that's legal, right?" sharing someone else's photos 30% COMMON SENSE RULES train people to think about paying for something in this otherwise free place. They don't regard it in the same way as regular commerce.The psychology around the Internet is that if it's out there, it's fair game." Joseph LaBrie, PhD 75% Never give out passwords secretly viewing someone's emails or browser history 24% Don't give out personal information unnecessarily 73% using someone else's research or 17% work 71% Don't open attachments/links from strangers Adults globally believe you can never completely restore a negative online reputation. Watch out for 'too good to be 69% true' offers 45% 69% Keep financial details safe and secure YOU ARE BEING SOCIALLY ENGINEERED TO 'CLICK HERE' AND FALL FOR CYBERCRIME "I am not stealing, you know... I'm only downloading what is open to the world. I would be stealing if I were taking some- thing from the supermarket" Mirela, Brazil DON'T MAKE IT EASY FOR THE BAD GUYS. Use complex passwords for each online account and update them often Use different email addresses 62% of people do not change passwords frequently or use complex passwords for different accounts 83% of people do not use a separate email address for online purchases Use one separate credit card with a small credit limit 74% of people use a debit card for online purchases A. Surf the Internet safely with the right security software 60% of people do not use a browser search advisor 69% of people do not back up files regularly Back up regularly (and use it as evidence, too) don't be like them, be a good digital citizen DIGITAL RESPECT Victims the world over need to start taking a stand against cybercrime. Combining common sense with the right çomputer software makesa massive difference to fighting cy- bercrime. global online etiquette rules Don't harass or stalk people online :[ 80% It's time to: Don't bully or threaten others online • stop being frozen by fear and turn embarrassment into empowerment >:( 80% Don't pass along spam • report all incidents to the authori- ties so the true picture of cyber- crime emerges :/ 77% • support the global Ințernet com- munity by taking individual actions. The safer you aře, the safer others can be Don't pass along embarrassing photos :0 74% *The Norton Cybercrime Report: The Human Impact is based on research conducted between February 2-22 2010 by StrategyOne, an independent market research firm, on behalf of Syman- tec Corporation. StrategyOne conducted an online survey among 7,066 adults aged 18 and over in 14 countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States). The survey was conducted in the primary language of each country. Questions asked were identical across all countries. The margin of error for the total sample of adults (N=7,066) is + 1.16% at the 95% level of confidence. Quotes from individuals are taken from international qualitative research conducted by Infinia Foresight during November 2009. Data sheets for all 14 countries surveyed are available from: Norton %24

Cybercrime Goes Global

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How To Protect Yourself From This Epidemic With The Right Antivirus Software. Cybercrime has become a silent global epidemic. This shocking truth is uncovered by the Norton Cybercrime Report.


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