Cyber crime on the rise in Canada

According to a recent survey commissioned by the Canadian Association of Police Boards, cyber crime is quickly becoming that country’s top crime.

In a release issued by the CAPB, an official with the organization said that the average Canadian citizen is "now more likely to be the victim of a crime through the Internet than on the street or in their home."

In addition, the survey found that:

To help stem the tide, the survey recommends that a national cyber crime center be established where law enforcement and other agencies can work together to combat the problem.