Internet users demand privacy but do not protect their ...

Internet users demand privacy but do not protect their …

June 16, 2014

Virus and hacking concept91% of those surveyed value the advantages of “greater access to information and knowledge” that digital technology brings, but only 27% are willing to sacrifice their privacy for them.

Likewise, 85% see positive “the use of digital technology to protect themselves from terrorist and / or criminal acts”, although only 54% say they are willing to give up some of their privacy for this protection.

The second paradox is that of Passivity. Despite the fact that more than half of those surveyed declared having suffered a security breach (hacked email or social network account, theft or loss of mobile, etc.), many do not take measures to protect themselves.

For example, according to the study, 62% do not change their passwords regularly; 4 out of 10 do not personalize their privacy settings on social networks; o 39% do not use password protection on their mobile devices.

via Internet users demand privacy but do not protect their data [Infografía] | SiliconWeek.

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