Facts and Figures

In The United States

  • 47 percent of American adults have had their personal information exposed by cyber criminals.
  • 1 in 3 homes have a computer that is infected with malware.
  • In 2020, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complain Center (IC3) received 791,790 complaints from Americans who lost a total of $4.1 billion to online scams.
  • 44 percent of Millennials were the victim of cybercrime in 2017.
  • Every day, the Department of Defense blocks 36 million emails full of malware, viruses, and phishing schemes from hackers, terrorists, and foreign adversaries trying to gain access to U.S. military systems.

Around the World 

Ransomware

  • The average downtime due to ransomware attacks is 21 days
  • It takes an average of 287 days for a business to fully recover from a ransomware attack
  • Victims paid at least $350 million in ransoms in 2020 – a 311% increase from the previous year