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European Commission - EUROSTAT

9 February: Safer Internet Day - 1 out of 4 internet users in the EU experienced security related problems in 2015 - Security concerns limited uptake of certain activities

Brussels, 8 February 2016

In the European Union (EU), the proportion of internet users having experienced certain common security issues over the internet – such as viruses affecting devices, abuse of personal information, financial losses or children accessing inappropriate websites – stood at 25% in 2015. In other words, three-quarters (75%) of internet users encountered no such online security problems in 2015.

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