High-tech cybercrimes experts, Group-IB, have announced that online scams are now the number one type of global cybercrime. Researchers have found that this “scamdemic” now makes up 73% of all online attacks.
Of the 73% majority of scam attacks, 56% stole sensitive data from unwitting but cooperative victims. The remaining 17% were phishing attacks that hijacked bank card details. According to Group-IB’s report, almost three-quarters of all online attacks today are scams, making them the most prolific online crime in the world today.
Read more about this scamdemic at the SoS Daily News.