The cybercrime rate’s going up, up, up, up, up. Cybercrime damages were predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015, according to a recent CSO story. So, who’s committing the the hacks?
Hackers have morphed from the lone wolf wearing a hoodie and sitting behind a computer — to a garden variety of cyber intruders and perpetrators wearing anything from T-shirts and flip-flops, to dark suits and wing-tips, to military garb, according to Cybersecurity Ventures’ annual cybercrime report. (Disclaimer: Steve Morgan is CEO and founder of Cybersecurity Ventures.)
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