According to the map, Alaska has become the country with the largest number of cyber victims, with 21.67 cyber victims per 10,000 inhabitants, and each victim’s loss amounted to $2,256.30, making it the second consecutive year of victimization. The most serious state. The state with the fewest number of cyber victims is still South Carolina this year, with only 5.3 victims per 10,000 people and a net loss of $137 million for the entire state.
Although the total loss in South Carolina is already high, California has the largest total loss. In 2018, California lost $450 million in cyberattacks, malware and other cyberattacks, and the average loss per victim was $917.78. New York State ranked second with $207 million, with an average loss of $11,426.29 per victim.
In terms of victimization, social networking is a relatively popular attack in 2018, resulting in a loss of $101 million for 41,000 victims. The virtual currency scam caused 36,000 victims to lose $182 million. Unsurprisingly, people over the age of 60 are the most targeted age group for scammers. They lost $650 million in plans in 2018, including trust/relational fraud.