Most sensitive private information online 2017

Which of the following types of personal information would you be most concerned with online hackers gaining access to?

by J. Clement, last edited May 25, 2018
Most sensitive private information online 2017 This statistic presents the types of personal information which U.S. adults would be most concerned about online hackers gaining access to. During the August 2017 survey period, 73 percent of respondents stated that they would feel most concerned about hackers gaining access to their personal banking information.
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Which of the following types of personal information would you be most concerned with online hackers gaining access to?

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Share of respondents
My personal banking information 73%
My credit card number(s) 71%
My social security number 66%
My home address/ phone number 50%
My private emails 36%
My child(ren)’s name/information 30%
My personal internet browsing history 24%
Explicit photos or videos of myself 21%
None 5%
Share of respondents
My personal banking information 73%
My credit card number(s) 71%
My social security number 66%
My home address/ phone number 50%
My private emails 36%
My child(ren)’s name/information 30%
My personal internet browsing history 24%
Explicit photos or videos of myself 21%
None 5%
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by J. Clement, last edited May 25, 2018
This statistic presents the types of personal information which U.S. adults would be most concerned about online hackers gaining access to. During the August 2017 survey period, 73 percent of respondents stated that they would feel most concerned about hackers gaining access to their personal banking information.
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