High numbers hit by cyber-criminals
Almost one in five people in the UK have had their online accounts hacked, according to a survey revealing the extent of cybercrime.
Some people (2.3%) lost more than £10,000 at the hands of online crooks, while 6% have had their accounts, including e-mail, social network, banking and online gaming, compromised more than once.
People aged between 55 and 64 are least likely to be successfully targeted by online criminals, Kent University found.
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