Infographic – Deep web illegal activity exceeds approximately $100,000,000

The infographic created by experts at Norwich University highlights deep web crime and identity theft by providing astonishing statistics.

A recent survey conducted by the U.S. government found that over half of all American internet users have cut back on their online activity due to cyber security concerns. In particular, many of these concerns related to identity theft as tens of millions of people have lost private information over the past few years. The infographic shared below, which was created by Norwich University’s Online Masters Degree in Information Assurance program, highlights deep web crime and identity theft by noting a number of astonishing statistics, such as that the yearly revenue of deep web illegal activity exceeds approximately $100,000,000. For more information, check out the full visual resource below.

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Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Deep Web, cybercrime)

Pierluigi Paganini: Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer. Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US. Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines. Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.

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