Hong Kong’s cybercrime rate was higher than Japan and Singapore’s – 18 per cent and 33 per cent respectively – which were the two other developed Asian economies included in Symantec’s annual poll of 20 cities and countries. Photo: Bloomberg

At least 2 million internet users in Hong Kong were hit by cybercrime in a 12-month period, survey says

The city’s cybercrime rate in the 12 months ending September 2017 was higher than Japan and Singapore’s, with victims losing US$28 on average and spending 19 hours to deal with the consequences

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Hong Kong’s cybercrime rate was higher than Japan and Singapore’s – 18 per cent and 33 per cent respectively – which were the two other developed Asian economies included in Symantec’s annual poll of 20 cities and countries. Photo: Bloomberg
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