#CyberFLASH: Cybercrime cost Canadians $3B in past year: 2013 Norton Report

Cybercrime cost Canadians $3 billion in the last 12 months, up from $1.4 billion the year before, according to a new report.

According to the 2013 Norton Report released by U.S.-based software security maker Symantec Corp., an estimated 7 million people in Canada have been victims of cybercrime in the past 12 months. The average cost of cybercrime per victim is roughly $380.  

Globally, the cost of cybercrime has risen to US$113 billion, or just under US$300 per victim, according to the report

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