Ability to recognise online threats according to young people in the UK 2014

This survey shows how young people rated their ability to actively spot scams, avoid viruses and deal with other security threats when using technology in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014. According to the survey, 35 percent of the respondents rated their ability to spot scams when using technology as "high," and that they do not consider their devices at risk.

How would you rate your ability to actively spot scams, avoid viruses and deal with other security threats when using technology?

Share of respondents
High ability. My devices are not at risk35%
Good ability. My devices are at minor risk58%
Little ability. My devices are often at risk5%
No ability2%
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Source

Release date

February 2014

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 2013 to January 2014

Number of respondents

1,400 to 2,500

Age group

16-24

Method of interview

Online survey

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