5 Ways You Can Be Victimized Online

An Infographic


Cybercriminals are becoming more strategic and craftier in their methods of committing identity theft and fraud. In 2020 alone, 49 million Americans were victims of identity fraud, losing a total of $56 billion. The world has become increasingly digital, and modern conveniences have changed the way people shop and connect. The more you go online to conduct everyday tasks like scheduling appointments and buying household items, your chances of having your personal information and data exposed increases.

Knowing the risks is critical in helping you practice safe online habits. Here are five tactics identity thieves will use to steal your personally identifiable information and tips to help mitigate your risk.