The Rise of the Cyber Criminal

Cybercrime is at epidemic proportions these days, and all signs indicate it’s only going to get worse as time goes on. As everything from our social security numbers to medical records, to transactions at the local store increasingly take place in cyberspace, our need for protections from online criminals grows.

So exactly how bad is the problem? This infographic created by the University of Cincinnati Criminal Justice program gives some statistics on this growing problem as well as highlights some of the most famous cybercrime incidents and the number of people affected.

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