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German Victims Of Cybercrime, January 2014 [CHART]

German Victims Of Cybercrime, January 2014 [CHART]

Tens of millions of Germany’s web users are falling victim to computer crime, according to data from BITKOM. A January 2014 ARIS survey of 1,021 internet users in the country found that 38% had suffered some kind of cyberattack in the previous 12 months. That suggests that 21 million people in the country had online security problems last year.

Of those polled, 24% saw their computers infected with malware such as viruses, and a further 14% were victims of phishing—resulting in their access credentials to online shops, social networks or other online services being breached. Read the rest at eMarketer.