EU Citizens Feel Threatened by Cyber Crime


A new survey on cyber security reveals that 89% of European Internet users avoid disclosing personal information online because of concerns about cyber crime. Internet users are also highly concerned about identity theft and discovering illegal content accidentally. Moreover the report highlights the strong link between being well-informed about cyber crime and feeling confident online. The European Commission has proposed to set up a European Cybercrime Centre in 2013 to protect citizens and businesses against increasing cyber threats and is preparing a European Strategy for Cyber Security, which will address, among other topics, infrastructure protection and cybercrime. Read the Full Report