Digital Deception: How Cybercriminals Prey on the Elderly

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The 2023 statistics on the increase in cybercrime targeting elderly populations was recently published by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). The data show a significant increase in both the number of victims and the financial impact as shown on the figure below.

Chart showing magnitude of financial losses to elderly in the U.S.

Watch the following video to see a summary of their report along with some recent summaries of vendor reports by Sinisa Markovic, Assistant Editor of HelpNet Security.

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