Cybercriminals stole $16.8 billion worth of personal data in 2017

Cybercriminals stole $16.8 billion worth of personal data in 2017
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    Feb

Cybercriminals stole $16.8 billion worth of personal data in 2017

Businesses’ efforts to combat fraud were not very successful in 2017 because it turns out that cybercriminals stole $16.8 billion personal data last year according to the latest researches.

A new identity study states that the number of victims increased by 8% in 2017 compared to 2016 and it reached 16.7 million people last year. This is, unfortunately, the highest number of victims since the phenomenon started to be measured about 15 years ago by the research company Javelin Strategy & Research…. read full article