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Report: California top target for US cybercrime

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A report released Thursday March 20, 2014 shows California is the top target in the U.S. for cybercrime. alperer16/Flickr.com

Later this morning, California Attorney General Kamala Harris will release a report looking at the effects international criminal organizations are having on Californians and businesses in the state.

Among its findings: California is the top target in the United States for cybercrime.

We lead the country in the number of computer systems hacked and infected by malware.

We're also number one when it comes to victims of Internet crimes. 

For more we’re joined by Jeremy Matz. He’s a former federal prosecutor for the US Attorney in Los Angeles, now on the faculty at USC’s Gould School of Law.

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