Cybercrime Report January-June 2019

Global Insights from the LexisNexis® Digital Identity Network®

The newly released LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Cybercrime Report reveals the latest fraud trends based on nearly 17 billion digital transactions worldwide, including the 62% of digital transactions originating from a mobile device. The data insights are based on data collected January through June 2019.

Cybercrime Report Highlights Include:

  • 277 million human-initiated cyberattacks, up 13% in just six months
  • 111 million mobile attacks, rising nearly 10% during that same timeframe
  • 171% year-over-year growth in bot-based account creation attacks against retail eCommerce
  • A 144% surge in mobile app registration fraud across banking, media and more
  • The 52% jump in payment attacks in North America, compared to 12% globally
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