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10 Worst US Cities for Cybercrime and Cyber Security

Norton Lists the Top 10 Worst US Cities For Cybercrime

Unfortunately, it may be a few years until Spencer Pratt begins his war on cybercrime, so until then, we'll have to rely on this Norton study — that ranks the 10 worst US cities for cyber security — to keep our Internet safe. Cybercrime costs Americans $560 million dollars a year (mostly from fraudulent online purchases), and according to Norton's latest figures, Seattle tops the list as the most vulnerable city for cybercrime. The results were tallied using stats like access to available hotspots, online shopping figures, potential cyberattacks, and malware infections. Seattlites — watch out!

To see the full list of the 10 worst cities in the country, and to get some tips on maintaining a healthy online presence, just

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  1. Seattle
  2. Boston
  3. Washington DC
  4. San Francisco
  5. Raleigh, N.C.
  6. Atlanta
  7. Minneapolis
  8. Denver
  9. Austin
  10. Portland

If you want to keep your computer (and wallet) safe from hackers and cyberattacks, keep these tips in mind:

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