Cybercrime is important to Europeans but not important enough for action

It’s a contradiction. In Europe, network security is a big issue that scares just about everybody but nobody seems to care enough to do anything about it.

Just 48 percent of European Union Internet users surveyed several months ago had changed any of their online passwords during the past year, despite 76 percent believing that the risk of becoming a victim of cybercrime has increased.

The survey, which was carried out by Eurobarometer in May and June, questioned more than 27,000 people. It found that 52 percent think they are not sufficiently informed about cybercrime risk.

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