Statistics: Elderly Are Not the Biggest Victims to Fraud, as 25-34 Year Olds Targeted More Finds Claims.co.uk
Claims.co.uk, the London-based injury claims firm, examined official ONS survey data from 33,735 people over the age of 16, to uncover the most common characteristics of computer misuse victims in the UK.
The UK cybersecurity unit tackled 2.7 million digital scams last year, which was almost four times more than in 2020. This is a staggering 40 per cent increase compared to the global rate of eight per cent, suggesting UK cyber crime figures are much higher than in other developed countries. With scammers on the rise, a cybersecurity expert’s tips on keeping personal details safe online were also obtained.