Thursday, July 7, 2005

Study: Users becoming more security-conscious

Fear of Spyware Changing Online Habits - Yahoo! News

Internet users worried about spyware and adware are shunning specific Web sites, avoiding file-sharing networks, even switching browsers.

Many have also stopped opening e-mail attachments without first making sure they are safe, the Pew Internet and American Life Project said in a study issued Wednesday.

Some good indications that end users are gaining levels of awareness of the security problems in today's Internet environment. Go read the full report It has a lot more meat than the wire stories.

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