Most surfers still ignoring IT security

Monday, 27 November 2006, 5:22 PM EST

Most web surfers are at risk of potentially devastating hack attacks because they have failed to take basic IT security precautions.
About three in four US online adults (74 percent) have not installed a hardware firewall, and about half (53 per cent) have neglected to install a software firewall, research conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Check Point claimed today.

At PCW.

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