As E-Commerce Grows, So Does Cyber Fraud [Infographic]

Americans are on high alert these days when it comes to cyber fraud ... and rightfully so! Reports of high profile data breaches in retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus have saturated the news in 2013, which means consumers are constantly on edge. But despite these recent security failures, shoppers are still expected to almost double their online spending by 2017!

If you’re one of the many who prefer shopping from the comfort of your own home, it’s important to be aware of the tricky tactics used by today's cybercriminals.

Just how common are cyberattacks and what can you do to minimize your risk of becoming the next victim? Check out the infographic below to learn about the consequences of cyber fraud. You can even learn how you can help combat cybercriminals for a living!


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