States, DC ranked by vulnerability to cyberattacks

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California was the worst overall state for cybercrime in 2020, losing more than $600 million in the year, according to a recent ranking by cybersecurity vendor Rublon.

For the list, Rublon analyzed the FBI Internet Crime Report for 2020 and compiled data on the states that experienced the highest overall cybercrime and how much money each state lost.

Here's the ranking of states and Washington, D.C., from most to least cybercrimes as well as the amount of money that was lost in the state due to cybercrime in 2020.

1. California — $621.5 million

2. Florida — $295 million

3. Texas — $313.6 million

4. New York — $415.8 million

5. Illinois — $150.5 million

6. New Jersey — $98.7 million

7. Ohio — $170.2 million

8. Pennsylvania — $108.5 million

9. Georgia — $98.8 million

10. Virginia — $101.7 million

11. Maryland — $62.5 million

12. Washington — $88 million

13. Colorado — $100.7 million

14. Missouri — $115.9 million

15. Arizona — $72.1 million

16. Michigan — $84 million

17. North Carolina — $69.4 million

18. Massachusetts — $97.6 million

19. Nevada — $44.4 million

20. Tennessee — $40.2 million

21. Minnesota — $58.3 million

22. Indiana — $35.2 million

23. Oregon — $38.4 million

24. Utah — $47.1 million

25. Alabama — $27.5 million

26. Wisconsin — $36.1 million

27. Oklahoma — $20.7 million

28. Connecticut — $41.3 million

29. Louisiana — $26.7 million

30. South Carolina — $25.2 million

31. Nebraska — $11.8 million

32. Washington, D.C. — $18.9 million

33. New Mexico — $23.9 million

34. Kansas — $19.2 million

35. Iowa — $21.4 million

36. Kentucky — $12.6 million

37. Mississippi — $18.1 million

38. North Dakota — $25.8 million

39. Montana — $5.7 million

40. Arkansas — $17.4 million

41. Hawaii — $13.7 million

42. Delaware — $6.5 million

43. Idaho — $11.7 million

44. Maine — $7.1 million

45. Rhode Island — $7.7 million

46. Alaska — $7.3 million

47. West Virginia — $4.8 million

48. New Hampshire — $4.9 million

49. Wyoming — $5.1 million

50. South Dakota — $3.2 million

51. Vermont — $4.2 million

 

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