Bad online experiences in Great Britain 2011-2013

This survey represents bad experiences had online in Great Britain during 2013. Of current internet users, 30 percent reported having received a virus. Six percent reported having had their credit card stolen online.

In the past year, have you experienced one of the following?

20112013
Had credit card stolen3%6%
Received obscene email11%11%
Bought something which was misrepresented9%12%
Accidently arrived at pornographic website15%13%
Asked for bank details22%19%
Received a virus38%30%
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Source

Release date

October 2013

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

February 2 to April 14, 2013

Number of respondents

n (2013) = 2,083*

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

current internet users

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* n (2011) = 1,498

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