Financial toll from being victimized by a cyber crime

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The financial toll from being the victim of a cyber crime is staggering. A recent report from the Internet Crime Complaint Center shows victims lost an average of more than four thousand dollars. This includes everything from extortion schemes to identity theft and computer hacking. CCTV’s Jim Spellman has been digging into this, and has some valuable tips on how to protect yourself.

Financial toll from being victimized by a cyber crime

Financial toll from being victimized by a cyber crime

The financial toll from being the victim of a cyber crime is staggering. A recent report from the Internet Crime Complaint Center shows victims lost an average of more than four thousand dollars. This includes everything from extortion schemes to identity theft and computer hacking. CCTV's Jim Spellman has been digging into this, and has some valuable tips on how to protect yourself.

So why don’t people pay more attention to the sort of advice we just heard? Robert Siciliano, identity theft expert with HotSpot Shield, shares his insight.

Robert Siciliano on identity theft

Robert Siciliano on identity theft

Why don't people pay more attention to the sort of advice we just heard? CCTV America talks to Robert Siciliano, identity theft expert with HotSpot Shield.