For anyone intent on finding out exactly what the worldwide impact of cybercrime is now – and the price we are all paying as it penetrates every corner of the global markets – there can be no better starting point than the 2013 Norton Cybercrime Report.
The findings are both eye-opening and deeply concerning. According to the report, some 1 million-plus adults become cybercrime victims every single day and, if you break that down, it equates to a staggering 12 victims per second.
This annual report, commissioned by Symantec, is focused on understanding exactly how cybercrime affects consumers (more than 13,000 adults across 24 countries took part in the 2013 survey) and how the adoption and evolution of new technologies impacts their overall security.
And what an impact that turns out to be, with the global price tag of consumer cybercrime now topping US$...