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As the online shopping season begins, consumers worry about cybercrime

Almost two in three Americans are concerned that their personal data will be compromised in a data breach (65%) and that threat actors will hack into their bank account (62%), a new F-Secure survey shows.

While 81% of respondents consider it likely that they will experience cybercrime or identity theft at some point, just 64% think the same way about their spouse, while almost all parents (95%) fear that their children will become victims of cybercrime. Interestingly, the number of people that worry about experiencing identity theft (53%) or cybercrime (51%) is far lower than the number of people who believe they will fall victim to these crimes.

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