22 Mar, 2022?
2021 Internet Crime Report
Internet Crime Complaint Center (U.S.); United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) produces a yearly report highlighting their work to combat internet crime. This report covers internet crime discovered in 2021. From the document: "In 2021, America experienced an unprecedented increase in cyber attacks and malicious cyber activity. These cyber attacks compromised businesses in an extensive array of business sectors as well as the American public. As the cyber threat evolves and becomes increasingly intertwined with traditional foreign intelligence threats and emerging technologies, the FBI continues to leverage our unique authorities and partnerships to impose risks and consequences on our nation's cyber adversaries. The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) provides the American public with a direct outlet to report cyber crimes to the FBI. We analyze and investigate the reporting to track the trends and threats from cyber criminals and then share this data with our intelligence and law enforcement partners. [...] In 2021, IC3 continued to receive a record number of complaints from the American public: 847,376 reported complaints, which was a 7% increase from 2020, with potential losses exceeding $6.9 billion. Among the 2021 complaints received, ransomware, business e-mail compromise (BEC) schemes, and the criminal use of cryptocurrency are among the top incidents reported. In 2021, BEC schemes resulted in 19,954 complaints with an adjusted loss of nearly $2.4 billion." This document includes charts, tables, and graphs to illustrate the text.
  • URL
  • Publishers
    Internet Crime Complaint Center (U.S.)
    United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Date
    22 Mar, 2022?
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center: www.ic3.gov/
  • Format
  • Media Type
  • Subjects
    Computer crimes
  • Series
    FBI Internet Crime Report
  • List
    Cyber Crime and National Security

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