Awareness of online security risks 2016

Awareness of internet security risks according to internet users worldwide as of August 2016

Awareness of online security risks 2016 This statistic shows the awareness of internet security risks according to internet users worldwide as of August 2016. During the survey period, 26 percent of respondents stated they were aware but not concerned about malicious software that tried to access their webcam.
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Awareness of internet security risks according to internet users worldwide as of August 2016

Not aware or partly awareAware but not concernedConcerned and very concerned
Online account hacking12%18%70%
Malicious software that gathers data intercepts passwords on your device13%18%69%
Financial cyber-threats targeting customer accounts resulting in monetary losses14%21%65%
Phising e-mails/websites that try to collect your details12%25%63%
Data interception when you use Wi-Fi18%25%57%
Software exploits - attempts to compromise your device using vulnerabilities in its software22%21%57%
Ransomware - malicious programs that encrypts your files and then demands money to unlock them24%20%56%
Malicious software that tries to access your webcam18%26%56%
Malware designed - targeted at mobile devices (tablets - smartphones)21%23%56%
Adware - programs that collect information about browing habits and launch ads - pop-up banners16%29%56%
Pornware - malicious programs that downloads explicit content without the user's consent24%25%50%
Global online espionage campaigns26%26%48%
Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on company government sites causing temporary unavailability slowdown of websites23%27%48%
Not aware or partly awareAware but not concernedConcerned and very concerned
Online account hacking12%18%70%
Malicious software that gathers data intercepts passwords on your device13%18%69%
Financial cyber-threats targeting customer accounts resulting in monetary losses14%21%65%
Phising e-mails/websites that try to collect your details12%25%63%
Data interception when you use Wi-Fi18%25%57%
Software exploits - attempts to compromise your device using vulnerabilities in its software22%21%57%
Ransomware - malicious programs that encrypts your files and then demands money to unlock them24%20%56%
Malicious software that tries to access your webcam18%26%56%
Malware designed - targeted at mobile devices (tablets - smartphones)21%23%56%
Adware - programs that collect information about browing habits and launch ads - pop-up banners16%29%56%
Pornware - malicious programs that downloads explicit content without the user's consent24%25%50%
Global online espionage campaigns26%26%48%
Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on company government sites causing temporary unavailability slowdown of websites23%27%48%
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This statistic shows the awareness of internet security risks according to internet users worldwide as of August 2016. During the survey period, 26 percent of respondents stated they were aware but not concerned about malicious software that tried to access their webcam.
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