Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Cybercrime on The Increase Due to Icrease in Internet Users

Cybercrime is evolving internet with more people becoming online who are not aware of how the internet works and how vulnerable they may be.

There are groups of cybercriminals who exploit and deface webpage's to gain personal information.

Criminals have the ability to drop a 'code' in on webpage's without people knowing.

A person surfing for a topic, place or person will be led to a webpage that may have had vulnerability and was targeted by criminals who are then able to steal personal information.

There are roughly 100 to 200 thousand malicious webpage's created a day.

60 per cent of those sites are up only for a day before cyber criminals move onto another webpage.

Most infected webpage's are PC's.

Source: Sky News

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