Consumers Not Doing Enough to Address Cyber Security Concerns, New Report Says

According to a new survey by, around 46 percent of consumers have done nothing to adjust their privacy settings on social media, while only 45 percent have checked to see if their data has been compromised over the past 12 months.


Despite cybersecurity concerns brought by breaches involving once-trusted brands like Facebook, 36 percent of Americans still write their login credentials down, while 41 percent have not enabled two-factor authentication for any of their accounts.


The study polled 1000 users in the US, 55 percent of which said that they would not sell their private data to any company, no matter how much money was offered. However, the respondents seemed to be unaware how big tech companies are handling their data.


Source: ZDNet

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