The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning about an alarming spike in cyber crime complaints in the recent period.
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has seen a massive 100% in cybercrime complaints over the past 14 months.
When the IC3 first began logging complaints in 2000, it took seven years to reach 1 million complaints. Since then, it has taken an average of 29.5 months for each additional million complaints.
For the period between March 2020 and May 2021, the IC3 saw a massive increase of 1 million