The number of IT crimes has increased over the year by 70%

the Number of crimes in the sphere of information technologies, including the hacking of Bank cards and mobile phones had increased in 2019 to 70%. It is reported TASS with reference to the press centre of MIA of Russia.

we are Talking about the data for the first nine months of 2019: during this time, the police registered 201,7 thousand crimes committed with the use of information and telecommunication technologies. This, according to the representative of the interior Ministry, has 70.3% more than in the same period of 2018.

The top of IT-the crime – those that use mobile phones, Bank cards and Internet. In particular, using information and telecommunication technologies 14 200 people made 66,8 thousand thefts.

As reported earlier, the head of the main Directorate for economic security and combating corruption of the interior Ministry Andrew Kurnosenko, IT-technologies are applied in one of seven crimes, and the total damage from such offences for the first nine months of 2019 were more than 10 billion rubles.

Text: To.Hi-tech