Real-Life Crime Victims Are Also More Likely to Be Victims of Online Crime

Norton put out a study on cybercrime, deducing that people who fall victim to acts of real-worl crime, such as burglary or robbery, are also more likely to have their identity stolen or fall victim to a phishing scheme.

According to Lifehacker AU, the report, which canvassed 20,000 people, says that while there is an increased there's no direct correlation between the two. But it makes sense: if you're not so smart and savvy in the real world, chances are you wont be so smart and savvy in the online one either. [Lifehacker AU via Lifehacker]


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