Main reasons to purchase protective software in the U.S. 2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in 2018 on reasons to buy protective software. Some 56 percent of respondents state they bought protective software to protect themselves from malware.
The Survey Data Table for the Statista survey Cybersecurity in the United States 2018 contains the complete tables for the survey including various column headings.

Against which risks did you primarily want to protect yourself when you got your protective software?

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Source

Number of respondents

935 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. online population; respondents, who use protective software for private purpose

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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