Cyber Security Shocking Statistics

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Most of us spend countless hours online doing everything from business and shopping to casually surfing the Internet, but are we overly confident when it comes to our online security?

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Last year, cyber crimes affected 143 million Americans and hackers stole $172 billion dollars. Those are just a couple of shocking stats found in Symantec's 2017 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report. Cyber Security Expert Kevin Haley says victims share a few traits.

"The time that you're online, the number of devices you own...definitely are a factor in whether you're a victim or not. The biggest indicators are overconfidence in your ability to detect a threat and bad password management."

For more cyber safety information go to Norton.com.

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