How to avoid falling victim to cyber crime
This figure equates to approximately £210 which the average person is losing because of criminal activity online.
In a recent survey by Get Safe Online, more than a third of victims said they had not reported the incident meaning the actual figures could be way higher.
It also discovered that 53 per cent of victims received fraudulent emails or messages which tried to direct them to websites where their personal information could have been stolen.
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A tenth had had their email or social media accounts hacked.
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