]]>More shocking numbers for those who thinks that internet scams are history. According to a
Microsoft-commissioned study conducted by Harris Interactive in May 2007 based on 2,482 adults surveyed:

1) 60% of internet users are unaware of internet scams
2) 20% of online users were scammed
3) 81% of those scammed opened suspicious email – I think they mean opening attachments, clicking links etc.

The consumer report, which we mentioned in our earlier news, highlighted US$5.2 billion damages due to virus. And Javelin Strategy & Research states that US$49.3 billion were lost to identity theft in 2006.

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