Cybercrime, put simply, is any crime carried out over either a network or a computer (or both).
A criminal may have many different motives, be it to damage or disable a network, to spread malware and false information, to infect a computer or network with a virus, or to steal customer information from a company and then hold that information for ransom.
We also live in a world where cybercrime is a significantly greater threat than most people realize, with an average of one new hacker attack every 39 seconds.
This is just one of several startling statistics and trends that we are seeing today in 2018. Here are five more trends that we are seeing as well: [Read more…]