Cyberattacks: 59% of people say laptops are the most vulnerable devices
October 12, 2017 --
NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a first survey from December 2016, ReportLinker conducted a new research on cybersecurity to find out if opinions and attitudes towards this threat have shifted since last year.
Key findings of the survey show that:
? 59% of people say laptops are the most vulnerable devices
? Followed by smartphones (25%) and smart devices (9%)
Do you feel safe ?
? 54% of Americans say they feel their data is safe from hackers
? Even though 82% agree cyber-attacks are more of a threat now than they were five years ago
? As a result, 78% of people admit using encryption or privacy tools on their connected devices
Who is the target ?
? The first target mentioned are the individuals (47%), followed by the corporate world (35%).
? Last year, 36% of people believed hackers mostly target the government, today only 17% believe so.
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