UK Cyber crime 2016 – Infographic

UK businesses have reported a 22% increase in UK cyber crime in the past year, resulting in more than £1bn in losses.

UK businesses reported losses of £1,079,447,765 in the past year, according to figures released by Get Safe Online and the UK’s national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre Action Fraud.

Hacking is perhaps one of the main issues facing businesses. A fraudster can hack into a business’s server, an employee’s personal computer, or access email and social media accounts to obtain private information. In its various forms, hacking is one of the most widely reported types of fraud in the past 12 months, with 1,314 reported cases.

Check out our infographic on Cybercrime in the UK and let us know what you think.

uk cyber crime infographic