Migration and Home Affairs

Three quarters of Europeans believe the risk of cybercrime is increasing

Internet users are very concerned about cyber security: a new Eurobarometer survey shows that 89% of internet users avoid disclosing personal information online, and 74% agree that the risk of becoming a victim of cybercrime has increased in the past year. 12% of internet users across the EU have experienced online fraud already, and 8% have fallen victim to identity theft. Nonetheless, 53% have not changed any of their online passwords during the past year.

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Monday, 9 July, 2012