Australia is the fourth country most at risk of cyber crime in the world, acording to research by proxy network provider Proxyrack.
Proxyrack says that its research has calculated the rate per 100,000 in each country to find out where cybercrime is happening the most and Australli had 2,204 victims in its population of 26.2 million and 8 victims per 100,00 people.
“Everyone knows the importance of staying safe online and amongst all the great things that the internet has brought us, it has also presented opportunities for hackers and scammers to make an illegitimate living.,” notes Proxyrack .
“There are many things you can do to stay safe online, such as using a residential proxy and installing anti-virus software.
“Despite these techniques, in the United States alone, there was a total loss of $18.7 billion, which shows just how dangerous the online world can be. “That’s why we wanted to find out the states and countries that are most at risk from cybercrime, as well as the states which have lost the most money to cybercrime,” comments Proxyrack, adding that it “also wanted to find out which types of cybercrime were the most common.”
Australia sits fourth in the world behind the United Kingdom, United States and Canada, with the report showing:
1. United Kingdom—450 victims of cybercrime per 100,000
The country most at risk of cybercrime is the ..
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