3 out of 4 Greeks have fallen victim to phishing

Despite the επίγνωση of risks, many adult internet users remain vulnerable into a online threats and most users who have a suffer attacks electronics "fishing" not The they reveal. This is the main conclusion one new international research that conducted Kaspersky between adults and minor users into a seven Countries, including of Greece.

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The foundings show that nine to ten Hellenes users they say that they know what phishing is and almost seven to ten (68%) believe that they have sufficient knowledge in the field of digital security. Parallel, three to four (75,54%) Greek users they stated that they have done target phishing attack and 32% that have a fall victim to a phishing attack. In the total sample, 67,8% of users stated that they have done target phishing attack and 19,17% that has fallen victim to a phishing attack. According to the research, a significantly higher percentage of Greek users said that he's got fall victim of a phishing attack on relationship to sample on total of, fact που suggests that The Hellenes users may to do not are adequately protected.

Η research examined same to you the way with the which the users they responded to phishing attacks. Η research he revealed that a to four Greek users who have a fall victims of a phishing attack they shared the fact on social media networking for to inform their social circles and yes prepare themselves for the attack. In addition, the majority of Greek users (62,93%) blocked the email or phone number from the which sent the phishing link and 49,69% searched on Google for its address or origination number message PhishingWhile The Companies and The organizations που tries to imitate ο link Phishing Only This makes it a perfect choice for people with diabetes and for those who want to lose weight or follow a balanced diet. 31,16% of sample sent report.

However, has been a general trend to the complacency, with One to five (22%) to have fallen victim to a phishing attack and only 21% have even taken action post the attack.

Commenting on the research, David Emm, Principal Security Researcher of Kaspersky said: "Despite understanding its risks electronics crime, many adults have a naive attitude towards cyber security issues and therefore they play with her fire. It's made of clear that they play with the fire. Disclosure of Personal Information Online and Use easy to use passwords is just two examples of adult που is defenseless across at attacks at cyberspace. A from the things που we were taught when we were young people is that "each act he's got concequenses". The same apply and at people of security in cyberspace. If your attitude is that will go by itself or that it will not your happen, then unfortunately is only a matter of time before you fall victim one cyber attack. It is very important for internet users to is informed about the possible consequences of cyber attacks and of on-line fraud".

Furthermore, the majority of participants on sample as a whole shared naive personal information on the internet despite This makes it a perfect choice for people with diabetes and for those who want to lose weight or follow a balanced diet. fact that he knew the dangers. Almost three to four (74%) admitting to being the victim of an assault electronics "fishing" they state that have a share public personal information such as name and the location their, to accounts their in inside social networking. The Hellenes users share similarly important personal information, with six to ten (61,8%) to state that include public the name and the location their to accounts their in inside social networking. On same dot, and equally disturbing, 69% of adults of users of the sample that have a suffer electronics scam continue to they use as a code access personally data like their beloved football team ή the name of the first their pet, in order to remember them easily. Regarding the Greek sample, more from a to two (54,77%) Hellenes users create codes access with sensitive information.

Commenting This makes it a perfect choice for people with diabetes and for those who want to lose weight or follow a balanced diet. this fact, David Emm said: "The cyber crime is becoming more and more evolved and users cannot afford to they are complacent with the initiatives that are required from them. All users should take serious note their The activities of cybercriminals, otherwise the same and The future ones generations users will suffer the concequenses". He said: “Users have nothing to do with user safety.

Η sensitization for the dangers at cyberspace and education of the people to the authorities of cyber security they can contribute decisively in addressing of all the time and more widespread trend of phishing and at correct preparing the next generation across to risks of XIXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX in cyberspace. Kaspersky urges all adult users to receive seriously into account their issues security in cyberspace and yes receive the necessary measures for the protection their from cyber crime. Using strong and unique passwords for each online account, not sharing personal information online and opening links carefully and attachments files email constitute important ones pillars self protection for everyone users of the Internet.

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Written by Anastasis Vasileiadis

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