Consumers confused about online security


A recent survey shows consumers are totally confused about the level of online threats and how best to protect themselves.

The study from online shopping portal MutualPoints showed that of the 9,790 people surveyed almost all claimed to have taken steps to protect their computer and 88 per cent felt they had adequate security.

Nearly all said they had installed anti-virus software on their PCs, while 93 per cent said they had a firewall running. Consumers confused about online security - Security - www.itnews.com.au

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 10th July 2006 1:30AM