Cybercrime

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Hundreds busted in cyber-crime crackdown on scam romances, lotteries

CLOSE The Apex Police Department shared the video to serve as a warning to not give out personal information to suspicious callers. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Ever wonder what became of the Nigerian romantic in a financial jam or the lottery winner who needed your help to claim his winnings? The Justice Department announced Tuesday that …

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1 in 10 People Have Become a Victim of Cybercrime

It is a sobering thought that approximately 10% of the population have now experienced cybercrime or fraud in one way or another and what is more, you are 20 times more likely to be robbed by an overseas criminal as you sit using your computer or handheld device, than if you were walking down the …

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With evolution in cybercrime, brokers’ roles are more complex and critical

Negative search engine optimization, crypto-jacking, and new dominant strains of ransomware are just some of the cyber threats facing businesses today, and as these emerging risks continue to evolve, cyber insurers are trying to keep up in providing effective expertise. “Cybercrime has just accelerated and proliferated so rapidly that it’s helping to create more awareness …

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Small Businesses Lose $80K on Average to Cybercrime Annually

The growth of cybercrime will cost the global economy more than $2 trillion by 2019, according to the Better Business Bureau’s 2017 State of Cybersecurity Among Small Businesses in North America report. Cost of a Cyber Attack When it comes to small businesses, the report said the overall annual loss was estimated at almost $80K …

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Alphabet Takes Aim at Cybercrime with its Launch of ‘Chronicle’

As internet users are becoming more aware of online threats, cybersecurity is becoming a serious challenge for internet firms as they scramble for ways to dampen their users’ fears over online vulnerability. To take advantage of this need for more secure online systems, Alphabet, Google’s parent firm, has put up a new independent company with …

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