by Kristin Wright
“The number cases in the FBI's investigative report come from nearly 220,000 fraud complaints reported last year to the IC3, a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center. As such, they should not be viewed as representative of the total cost of cyber crime, because most cyber fraud is not reported, said Tom Kellerman, vice president of security awareness at Core Security Technologies, a Boston based security firm…
"’Most fraud is related to identity theft, such as setting up fraudulent lines of credit for individuals, and intellectual property theft for corporations which is very difficult to ascertain and measure,’ Kellerman said. ‘The real statistic to note is what percentage of cybercrime cases are actually noticed let alone investigated and those of us in the know fully understand that this number is marginal.’"
Source: Game Shout
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