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Tech Age Gives Rise to Cybercrime

The Ponemon Institute, an information security research center, compiled a report released by Hewlett Packard in October 2012, suggesting that last year marked the third consecutive year of cybercrime increasing in both cost and frequency.

 
PRLog - Jan. 23, 2013 - Concordia University, St. Paul, a liberal arts university in St. Paul, Minnesota, reports on the rise of cybercrime in the technology age.

CSP released an article today titled, "Tech Age Gives Rise to Cybercrime," which you can find here: http://online.csp.edu/blog/technology/tech-gives-rise-to-...

"Big corporations and businesses aren’t the only ones who can fall victim to cyberattacks. Individuals with an online presence are just as likely to be targeted by hackers and cybercriminals. The 2011 Norton Cybercrime Report found that 69 percent of adults with an online presence have fallen victim to cybercrime during their lifetime. More than 1 million people are victimized by cybercrime every day, equating to 14 adults every second. The report also found that the rate of mobile attacks is dramatically increasing, as hackers opt for this vulnerable cyberspace when looking for easy targets," states CSP.

About CSP:

Concordia University, St. Paul (CSP) is a Christian liberal arts university, one of 10 operated under the auspices of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Our student-centered focus creates a caring, supportive and energetic environment, making the university a place that stands out for its warmth, character and academic strength.

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