Internet banking fraud cost €35m last year

Cybercrime involving fake or stolen internet bank accounts and phishing cost society €35m last year, up from €10m on a year ago, the Dutch central bank said on Friday.

In 2009, such forms of cybercrime cost €1.9m. ‘Better internet security and greater awareness of the risks are focus points for the central bank in 2012,’ the bank said on its website.

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