Cyber crime decreasing - study

2013-11-04 21:41

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Johannesburg - The number of people who fall victim to cyber crime has decreased, but the average cost per victim has risen by 50%, an annual study has found.

The Norton Report found that 49% of consumers use their personal mobile devices for both work and play. This created new security risks for enterprises, as cyber criminals had the potential to access even more valuable information.

The Norton Report (formerly known as the Norton Cyber Crime Report) is one of the world's largest consumer cyber crime studies, based on self-reported experiences of more than 13 000 adults across 24 countries.

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