Leading cyber threats encountered by internet users worldwide 2017

This statistic presents a ranking of the most common cyber threat experiences of global internet users. During the second half of 2017, six percent of global internet users stated that they had experienced online account hacking. Virus and malware infection was the most common threat at an 14 percent worldwide encounter rate.

Most commonly encountered cyber threats according to global internet users as of 2nd half 2017

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Source

Release date

April 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

H2 2017

Number of respondents

17,918 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

happened to respondents

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