Few Dutch people (2%) were affected by mobile world wide web criminality but the figure is set to increase with the growing use of mobile world wide web via smartphones and tablets, according to Symantec.According to the Cybercrime Lab of G Data, malware producers have shifted their activities to mobile platforms like smartphones and tablets, with the share of mobile malware growth surging 273 percent from the year before over the entire world. Users of mobile social networks are most often offered tiny or no protection against world wide web identity theft. Cybercrime in general cost the Netherlands EUR 249.50 million over the last twelve months, Symantec (Norton) stated in its Cybercrime Report 2012. The global cost of cybercrime is estimated at EUR 81 billion per year. Worldwide, 431 million adults became victims of cybercrime in the last year; in the Netherlands, the figure is at 2.4 million. According to Symantec, cybercrime includes everything from skimming credit cards to receiving spam.
source : www.telecompaper.com
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