Fear of Cybercrime Greater Than That of Physical Crime

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on January 26, 2006

IBM press release: “More Americans anticipate falling victim to a cyber attack rather than a physical crime, reports a recent IBM survey of U.S. adults. And, despite the convenience and flexibility that online transactions offer, 37 percent of Americans will not provide credit card information online…Based on the survey, 70 percent of online shoppers will buy from a trusted Web site, while more than half of Americans are “very concerned” or “concerned” to buy from an unknown online retailer.”

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