The FBI Issues a Powerful $3.5B Cybercrime Warning (Forbes)


The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) “2019 Internet Crime Report.” For everyone but those engaged in cybercrime, it makes for very difficult reading. Across that one year, the number of cybercrime complaints from both individuals and business organizations reached a staggering 467,361. The total cost of those reported crimes was even more mind-boggling: in excess of $3.5 billion (£2.7 billion.)