Over 58 mln US adults experienced malware in 2012

Thursday 2 May 2013 | 15:27 CET | News
Of American adults, a projected 58.2 million had at least one malware infection that affected their home PC's features or performance in the last year, according to a new report from Consumer Reports. The total cost of repairing the damage from those infections was nearly USD 4 billion. Consumer Reports projects that 9.2 million Americans were victims of phishing schemes in the past year. They were tricked into submitting personal data to criminal websites that appear to be well-known companies' sites. Among the big-name companies whose names successful phishers used most often: Bank of

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Countries: United States
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