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Nearly one third of internet users in the EU27 caught a computer virus - 84% of internet users use IT security software for protection

In connection with the Safer Internet Day on 8 February 2011, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, presents a selection of statistics concerning internet security. The Safer Internet Day is part of a global drive to promote a safer Internet for all users, in particular children and young people, and is organised by INSAFE, a European internet safety network co-funded by the European Commission.