According to the anti-virus company Norton (by Symantec):
“Cybercrime has now surpassed illegal drug trafficking as a criminal moneymaker” and
“Somebody’s identity is stolen every 3 seconds as a result of cybercrime.”

So, what are the potential threats to your online accounts?
This article by John O’Connor of Fidelity Investments discusses how cyber criminals operate and the steps you can take to protect yourself: