New Study Finds Oklahomans Less Likely To Be Victims Of Cyber Crime

Wednesday, November 29th 2017, 8:24 am
By: News 9

Cyber criminals may be out of luck in Oklahoma this holiday season. 

A new study finds the Oklahomans are less likely to be victims of cyber crime., owned by a company that helps small businesses maintain Internet security analyzed FBI crime reports from 2015 and 2016. 

The study found Oklahomans have a relatively low chance of having their identity or banking account information stolen while shopping online--ranking in at number 26. 

In 2016, Oklahomans lost more than $15 million to Internet crime. That breaks down to an average of about $6,000 per victim, with males over the age of 60  the most likely victims.