Cyber Crime Statistics and Trends [Infographic]

Cyber Crimes are growing and by 2017, the global Cyber Security market is expected to skyrocket to $120.1 billion. The estimated annual cost over global cyber crime is 100 billion. Check out our infographic to know the latest statistics and trends of Cyber Crime industry.

Cyber Crime Statistics and Trends
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Yearly Cyber Crime Victim Count Estimate

Victims per year 556 million
Victims per day Over 1.5 million
Victims per second 18
Identities exposed More than 232.4 million

More than 600,000 FaceBook accounts are compromised every day.

15% of social network users have reported that their profiles have been hacked by pretenders.

1 in 10 social network users said they’d fallen victim to a scam or fake link on social network platforms.

Common Types Of Cyber Attacks

 Attack Types %
Viruses, malware, worms, trojans 50%
Criminal insider 33%
Theft of data-bearing devices 28%
SQL injection 28%
Phishing 22%
Web-based attacks 17%
Social engineering 17%
Other 11%

Botnets have been using as many as 120,000 infected “zombie” computers to send out spam each day.

% Of Cybercrime Victims By Gender

Gender

%age

Male

71%

Females

63%

59% of ex-employees admitted to stealing company data when leaving previous jobs.

Data Breach Statistics By Industry

Industry

%

Medical/Healthcare

38.9

Business

35.1

Educational

10.7

Government/Military

9.9

Banking/Credit/Financial

5.3

 

 

 

The Major Motivation Behind Cyber Attacks
 Motivation Factor

%

Cyber Crime

40%

Hacktivism*

50%

Cyber Warfare

3%

Cyber Espionage

7%

*is the use of computers and computer networks to promote political ends, chiefly free speech, human rights, and information ethics

 Statistics Of Bank Fund Fraud Cases Loss And Recovery

  • 22% were able to hold on to funds
  • 10% were able to recover fraudulently transferred funds
  • 68% were declared unrecoverable
  • 37% caused loss to banks due to reimbursements
  • 60% caused loss to businesses

 Causes For 85% Of Direct Financial Costs Of Cyber-Attacks In The U.S

Major Reasons

%

Fraud

42%

Repairs

26%

Theft or Loss

17%

Other

15%

 Russia and the U.S. are the largest contributors when it comes to malware attacks making up 39.4% and 19.7% of hosted malware, respectively.

US Navy sees 110,000 cyber-attacks every hour, or more than 30 every single second

Top 15 Countries Where Cyber Attacks Originate (February 2013)

Source of Attack

Number of Attacks

Russia

2,402,722

Taiwan

907,102

Germany

780,425

Ukraine

566,531

Hungary

367,966

USA

355,341

Romania

350,948

Brazil

337,977

Italy

288,607

Australia 255,777
Argentina 185,720
China 168,146
Poland 162,235
Israel 143,943
Japan 133,908

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