Earning curve: Cyber crime

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

US losses to phishing attacks (2007): £2.1bn
Online fraud, cost to UK (first half 2008): £96.9m
John Thompson, CEO, Symantec security software ('08): £3.7m
Albert Gonzalez, alleged income, TJ Maxx fraud ('07): £1.1m
Officer, UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency (p.a.) from £24k
Sale of personal details, Darkmarket forum from £1

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