Cybercrime is gaining more popularity as of late. Mainstream media talks about this industry as something everyone can join to make a lot of money pretty quickly.It turns out, however, that being a cyber criminal is not all that glorious, as most people who are involved in the industry make far less money than assumed. Recorded Future’s report shows how the average criminal earns US$1,000 to US$3,000 every month.
Cybercrime Pays, But Not That Great
As is the case with any industry, there are those who are more successful than others. The average cyber criminal will earn less than US$3,000 per month, which is still a decent amount of money. However, they put in a lot more hours of works compared to someone working their 9-to-5 job. Plus, cybercrime is a job that takes out seven days of the week.
That being said, one in five cyber criminals manages to hone