Cybercrime costs U.S. consumers $20.7 billion

U.S. consumers lost $20.7 billion to cybercrime over the past 12 months, with 71 million Americans falling victim to online bad guys, according to new research.Globally, losses resulting from cybercrime including malware attacks and phishing hit $110 billion between July 2011 and the end of July 2012, a report by The yearly security company Symantec has found.
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