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Social Media Enabled Cybercriminals Generate $3.25 Billion Revenue Every Year: Report

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A study called "Social Media Platforms and the Cybercrime Economy" commissioned by virtualisation-based security firm Bromium has confirmed that social media enabled cyber crimes are generating revenue to the tune of at least $3.25 billion every year globally.Additionally, at least 20% organizations have been infected by viruses and malware spread over social networks. The report also revealed that more than...

Smartphone Users In India: Teens Are Highly Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks [STUDY]

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The exploded adoption of Smartphones has got its own share of security concerns and threats as Indian teenagers are vulnerable to security threats on their smartphone devices. A recent report by Norton by Symantec highlights that a considerable 62% of the respondents feel that teenagers in India are highly vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Surprisingly, 54% of the respondents also believe...

Cyber Crimes In India Increasing At 107% CAGR, Reaching To 300,000 In 2015 [STUDY]

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Now-a-days, Internet has become the primary source for an individual to convert complex task into a simple task. But yes, since the excessive use of anything is harmful, the exploded adoption of the internet has also resulted into the rapid increase of Cyber Crime.Assocham-Mahindra SSG study suggests that Cyber Crime is increasing at an alarming rate. According to the report,...

Internet Security And Trust: 83% People Believe That Affordable Access to Internet Should Be a Basic Human Right

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Four out of every five people on this planet consider internet access to be a basic human right, according to the survey conducted over internet users in 24 countries. It also drew attention to the fact that an increasing percentage of internet users are today worried about their online privacy than there was a year back. Most of those questioned...

Beware – Cyber Crime Is On Peak As Holiday Season Starts [INFOGRAPHIC]

As vacations are nearer cyber criminals have become active and are all set to attack on internet users. In last one decade cyber crime rate is bullying and no firm steps have been taken so far to hold them. In last one year cyber crime is on its peak by backing of near about 112,472 phishing attacks that took...

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