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CONCERNS ABOUT CYBER SECURITY

78 Million Americans are concerned about cyber security
30 Million Are doing something about it
40 Million Are doing nothing about it
12.7 Million Americans Were Affected by Identity Fraud

Nearly 1 in 3 data breach victims (30.5%) also suffered identity fraud in 2013 – up from 22.5% in 2012.

16.1% Among consumers who had their SSN breached, 16.1% suffered identity fraud in 2013 (compared with 27.7% in 2012)
45.7% Among consumers who had their debit card breached, 45.7% suffered identity fraud in 2013 (compared with 37.1% in 2012)
35.1% Among consumers who had their credit card breached, 35.1% suffered identity fraud in 2013 (compared with 24.3% in 2012)
38.6% Among consumers who had their credit card and/or debit card breached, 38.6% suffered identity fraud in 2013 (compared with 28.2% in 2012)

Types of Information Which Was Compromised

41% Credit card number
21% Debit card number
14% Social Security number
14% Other
8% Online banking log-in
7% Checking account number
5% Medical records or health insurance info
5% School or university records
4% ATM PIN on debit card
3% Credit card PIN
2% Driver’s license number

Identity Fraud Detection Means

31% Victims that first discovered identity theft when notified by bank or credit card company
26% Victims that first discovered identity theft by monitoring accounts by Internet, ATM or other electronic means
10% Victims that first discovered identity theft when notified by financial or fraud text alert
8% Victims that first discovered identity theft by monitoring paper statements
3% Victims that first discovered identity theft by reviewing credit report
3% Victims that first discovered identity theft when turned down for credit
3% Victims that first discovered identity theft when contacted by debt collector or creditor
2% Victims that first discovered identity theft when using a credit monitoring or ID protection service
2% Victims that first discovered identity theft when reporting lost or stolen documents to financial institution
1% Victims that first discovered identity theft when notified by police, law or gov’t

Types of Fraudulent New Accounts Opened in 2013

27% New loans
27% New credit card account valid everywhere
15% New mobile phone accounts
13% New store-branded credit card accounts valid only at the issuing store
12% New checking or savings account
12% New Internet accounts such as eBay, Amazon
10% New email payments accounts, such as PayPal
15% Another type of account

List of Popular Passwords:

  • 01 123456
  • 02 password
  • 03 12345678
  • 04 qwerty
  • 05 abc123
  • 06 123456789
  • 07 111111
  • 08 1234567
  • 09 iloveyou
  • 10 adobe123
  • 11 123123
  • 12 admin
  • 13 1234567890
  • 14 letmein
  • 15 photoshop
  • 16 1234
  • 17 Monkey
  • 18 Shadow
  • 19 Sunshine
  • 20 12345
  • 21 password1
  • 22 princess
  • 23 azerty
  • 24 trustno1

Identity Theft Complaints by Victim’s Age

  • 6%: 19 and under
  • 20%: 20 - 29
  • 19%: 30 - 39
  • 18%: 40 - 49
  • 17%: 50 - 59
  • 12%: 60 - 69
  • 8%: 70 and over

Industry Specific Breaches

  • 3.7%: Financial
  • 33.9%: Business
  • 9%: Education
  • 10.2%: Government
  • 43.1%: Healthcare

2014 Identity Fraud Report

13.1 Million US adult victims of ID fraud
5.4% of US population
$18.B Annual Fraud Amount
$1,409 mean fraud amount per victim

Method of initial contact by identity thieves

40% Telephone
30% Email
5% Mail
25% Other

Percentage of companies affected by the following frauds in 2012

24% Theft of physical assets
21% Information theft
14% Management conflict of interest
12% Vendor, supplier or procurement fraud
12% Internal financial fraud
11% Corruption or bribery
11% Regulatory or compliance breach
8% IP Theft

Password Habits

61% of consumers reuse the same password on multiple websites.
76% of 18-24 year-old consumers use the same password on multiple websites – more than any other age group.
54% of consumers have only five passwords or less.
44% of consumers change their password only once a year or less.
89% of consumers feel secure with their current password management and use habits.
21% of consumers have had an online account compromised.

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