IN THIS CHAPTER
Shutting down your site
Breaking through security barriers
Spreading Internet illnesses
No phishing allowed
Putting the brakes on mobile scammers
More than 3 billion people will use the Internet worldwide in 2017, or approximately 46 percent of the world’s population. Of that 3 billion, over 2 billion users will access the Internet using a smartphone or other mobile device. (Mobile devices have officially taken over desktops as the way people are accessing the Internet!) Whether it’s via desktop computer or mobile phone, with so many people and businesses online today, the Internet has provided a unique opportunity for cybercriminals, or what we refer to as the Net-thief. Estimates provided to the United States Congress showed that global losses from cyber-related crimes have surpassed the $1 trillion mark, and there’s no sign of it slowing down. Online thieves continue to find new and sneaky ways to rob you ...