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Rip-Off Alert: Report explores ways of cyber criminals

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Updated: 4/23/2013 2:32 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) -- There is new information about cyber criminals and the ways they're reinventing the scam strategy.

This Rip-Off Alert comes from Verizon's annual Data Breach Investigations Report.

With almost 50,000 security incidents, researchers learned 92 percent of breaches were perpetrated by outsiders.

More than three quarters of the time, weak or stolen names or passwords were used.

Also, 75 percent of breaches were driven by financial greed.
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