Demographics of Cybercrime Report. Overall, 50 percent of people say they do not feel private online, and 31 percent do not feel safe online. Using the Internet has become less and less optional for everyday living and more and more a requirement. If these types of sentiments on safety and privacy applied to, say, walking on the sidewalk or driving to work, they would rightfully cause a collective moment of reflection: How can we accept this level of uncertainty?