We try to follow experts’ cybersecurity and privacy recommendations but quite often many of us do so halfway or we give up.
Security practices like avoiding clicking on unknown links or emails were much more adopted than privacy or ID theft practices (such as using ad blocker or placing a credit freeze on one’s credit reports, respectively).
The potential reason behind this might be that the damage from security risks is much more tangible, the researchers said.
When it comes to privacy and the information companies collect about people, the harms are more difficult to visualize. Michigan News – Laurel Thomas | April 26, 2020