Everyday cybersecurity practices inadequate among many online consumers

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Bitdefender released a report which reveals how consumers across various age groups and socio-demographic backgrounds behave on popular platforms, applications and devices, affecting cybersecurity risk. Findings show basic practices for securing data, protecting identity and sharing information are lacking despite increased threats and heightened concern over cybercrime. “Understanding consumer online security behavior trends is crucial for strengthening cybersecurity across society at large,” said Bogdan Botezatu, director, threat research and reporting at Bitdefender. “Cybercriminals continuously explore … More

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