Internet threats to older relatives 2015

Biggest online threats to older relatives according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 13, 2015
Internet threats to older relatives 2015 This statistic shows the biggest online threats to older relatives according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015. During the survey period, 52 percent of respondents were concerned about their older relatives encountering malicious software or viruses.
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Biggest online threats to older relatives according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015

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Share of respondents
Encountering malicious software/viruses52%
Being the victim of an online scam involving fake websites/fake e-mails50%
Losing money from having financial details stolen (e.g. through fake websites, e-mails)45%
Falling for fake prize draws/investment schemes etc. online38%
Being spied on by malicious software/programs installed on their computer37%
Communicating with dangerous strangers25%
Seeing inappropriate/explicit content online20%
Share of respondents
Encountering malicious software/viruses52%
Being the victim of an online scam involving fake websites/fake e-mails50%
Losing money from having financial details stolen (e.g. through fake websites, e-mails)45%
Falling for fake prize draws/investment schemes etc. online38%
Being spied on by malicious software/programs installed on their computer37%
Communicating with dangerous strangers25%
Seeing inappropriate/explicit content online20%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 13, 2015
This statistic shows the biggest online threats to older relatives according to internet users worldwide as of June 2015. During the survey period, 52 percent of respondents were concerned about their older relatives encountering malicious software or viruses.
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