Infographic: How Fast Are Cyber Crimes Growing?

January 21, 2013Information Technologyby EW News Desk Team

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According to the 2012 Norton Cybercrime Report by Symantec, nearly 556 million people around the world last year fell victim to cybercrimes, such as computers viruses or email scams, costing nearly $110 billion in damages to consumers.

With cases of cyber crimes now increasing worldwide, thanks to the growing adoption of the Internet, are cyber criminals now an unstoppable force that could one day cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars?

Check out this infographic, which highlights the facts and figures on how Cyber Crime is gradually growing day by day.

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