Thursday, February 2, 2023

Six cyber crimes increase in Sonora

Hermosillo, Sonora.- A Sonora six records cyber crime increase In the past three years, according to the Cyber ​​Unit of the State Public Security Secretariat.

From 2020 to 2022, 4,545 incidents were reported to service numbers cyber unitstand out from cyber extortion (26%), the e-commerce fraud (21%) and password theft (11%), refers to a report from the Sonora Citizens Committee on Public Safety.

list of financial crimes, defamation, identity fraud and cyber threats.

However, other cybercrimes are also decreasing in the same period, such as cyberbullying, electronic commerce fraud, revenge porn, phishing (a form of deception to obtain information), sextina, Nigerian fraud (asks for a certain amount of money). Good luck he’s in Nigeria) and harassment of minors.

officers given important functions that help protect informationsystems, programs and devices from any cyber attack, including Make backup copies of information From time to time, never share a password, and if voicemail is not used, cancel it or configure it with a password.

The report shows that cyber incidents were concentrated in five municipalities in the period from 2019 to 2020: Hermosillo (35%), San Luis Rio Colorado (21%), Cajem (14%), Nogales (7%) and Guaymas (5%). ) ). ,

In the said period, the state capital reported 634 incidents, SLRC, 383; Cash Me, 254; walnuts, 130; Guaymas, 89; Navojoa, 79, and Peñasco, 48.

Cyber ​​incidents reported in Sonora Lower

A total of 1,831 reports were filed to the 911 emergency number for cyber incidents between January 1, 2019, and December 31, 2022. Cybernetic Unit of the Secretary of State’s Public Safety.

It is to be noted that there was an 87% increase in the incidence for this crime from 2019 to 2021 and this is till last year, where a slight decrease of 6% was registered, thus breaking with two consecutive years of increase. Gone,” says the report.

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anonymous on line

In addition, from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2022, 1,794 reports were made line of 089. Anonymous complaint for cyber crimes.

“In this case, by 2020, incidents related to this crime have decreased by 50%,” he declared.

There were 471 reports in 2019; 621 in 2020; 393 in 2021 and 309 total last year.

billion dollar business

According to Cyber ​​Suraksha VenturesA leader in global cyber economics and cyber security research, global recovery and remediation costs associated with cybercrime are estimated to be $6 trillion in 2021, and could be as high as $25 trillion by 2025. Trillion dollars a year, cites the report. Sonora Citizens Committee of Public Safety.

On the other hand, according to the National Census of the Federal Public Safety of Inegi, 28 thousand 199 incidents were registered in 2021 Computer security as identified by the National Guard through monitoring information sources.

“Of these, 41.6% were related to infection by malicious code (viruses, worms, bots, trojans, rootkits, among others),” the document cites.

According to the main findings of the National Survey on Availability and Use of Information Technology in Households 2021, Sonora is home to one of the nation’s highest proportion of households with information technology households7th largest number of households having computers (51.2%).

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