Posts Tagged ‘cyber criminals’

Cyber crime costs the global economy $445 billion a year

by Desislava Aleksandrova A new report – A Guide to Cyber Risk: Managing the Impact of Increasing Interconnectivity – reveals that cyber crime costs the world $445 billion annually, with the top ten economies accounting for more than 50% of the costs. Since 2005 there have been 5,029 reported data breach incidents in the US alone, and at […]

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Cyber attacks on US Government websites

Image by Boyce Duprey via FlickrAssociated Press reported by Hyung-jin Kim, Wed Jul 8 “South Korean intelligence officials believe North Korea or pro-Pyongyang forces committed cyber attacks that paralyzed major South Korean and U.S. government Web sites, aides to two lawmakers said Wednesday.” See the details at the link below: Cyber attacks on South Korean […]

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Web 2.0 and more data

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center of San Diego, “the data breaches are on the rise in 2008” and with more data breaches so are the impact and amount of losses. Web 2.0 is next phase of internet creation, where huge social networks are built and citizens of the network enjoy the interactive and […]

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