Consumers refrain from smartphone use due to security issues

Wednesday 24 October 2012 | 09:29 CET | News
No or less confidence in smartphone security is keeping German consumers from using smartphones, according to a survey that will be presented by the German Federal Minister for Consumers, Ilse Aigner, cited by German press agency Dpa. The survey was executed by the Federal Ministry for Consumers and the working group Mobile Security at the National IT Summit on 24 October of this year and shows that 86 percent of German consumers find security and data protection with regards to smartphones important or very important, while 45 percent calls security an essential purchase condition. The

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