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Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Internet |

Karspersky Study reveals the fears of the Spanish to surf the Internet

Karspersky Study reveals the fears of the Spanish to surf the Internet

Afraid, very afraid. has introduced the “Trend and Risk Report Consumer in Spain: Special and Shopping Network”, which summarizes many of the fears of the Spanish when electronic transactions.

37% of Spanish respondents by Karspersky ensures that what he fears most when surfing the Internet is the loss of the bank details on your PC, while 32% fear that someone can access the private data stored on their computers. The following chart summarizes the major problems that the Spanish believe they may face on the Web:

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Source: Kaspersky Lab

Despite these as worrisome note, 21% of Spanish respondents frequently use their credit cards to make transactions on the Web, but only one in three of the total (34%) use a security solution to address a possible attack … Let’s wrong, because it seems that the fear does not drive strong action on prevention.

For its part, the Spanish data considered more sensitive and thus more worried they might be stolen after an attack on the network, are well summarized in the following graph:

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Source: Kaspersky Lab

As for the attacks suffered by the Spanish on the Web, the report in question relocates to as the King of Spam problems. The 39% of respondents have received spam e-mail and 27% also emails or messages in with suspicious attachments or pop-ups that interfere with your web browsing. The relationship with the rest of the detected threats shown in the following graph:

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Source: Kaspersky Lab

For online purchases we have that 76% of Spanish is concerned about the risks of electronic commerce transactions through the Internet, which is unclear why has not taken off in this model … In the social networks, meanwhile, the Spanish also are fearful and therefore 60% of those surveyed claimed to be reluctant to disclose their personal data in social networks compared to 56% globally. Fears concerning social networks are well summarized below:

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Source: Kaspersky Lab

As we see, the fears of the Spanish when surfing on the Internet make it clear that they are aware of the risks they face on the Internet, as well as explain some of the difficulties still facing electronic commerce in Spain. Hopefully such fear, rather than paralyze Internet activity, invite users to maintain safety and security measures at the time of sailing.

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