SPECIAL EPISODE: FBI Releases Its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Report 2019

March 3, 2020 Digital Shadows

Alex, Harrison, and Rick discuss this year’s FBI IC3 (Internet Crime Complaint Center) report.

In 2019, the FBI responded to over 460,000 complaints and observed estimated losses of over $3.5 billion across all instances of reported cybercrime. In comparison, there were over 350,000 complaints and $2.7 billion in losses, as reported in the previous year’s 2018 IC3 report. That’s a 33% increase in the number of reports and a 30% increase in total reported losses from 2018 to 2019.

The team covers:

  • Business Email Compromise
  • Phishing
  • Reported Financial Losses skyrocketing for victims under 20
  • Ransomware

Check out our blog for more here: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/

Check out the full FBI IC3 report here: https://pdf.ic3.gov/2019_IC3Report.pdf

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