Most people have been targeted by online crime

Sarah Coles
cybercrime lab
cybercrime lab

New government figures have revealed that 59% of Brits have been targeted by cyber criminals, and have lost an average of £236 each as a result. There are now around 1,300 organised crime groups around the world which are using the internet to steal from their innocent victims.

And while the government is taking some steps to protect us, they say that the most effective line of defence is ourselves. So how can you protect yourself online?