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Most Americans can’t recognize 2FA, HTTPS, or private browsing

Most US adults are not familiar with basic tech and cybersecurity concepts, a new survey by Pew Research Center reveals. Just 28% of respondents were capable of selecting an example of two-factor authentication from a set of images, and only 30% knew what HTTPS is.

Furthermore, less than a quarter (24%) of Americans know how private browsing works, and just 45% correctly described net neutrality, even though this has been one of the most hotly debated issues in US politics in the past years.

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