Many net users 'not safety-aware'

Monday, 26 March 2007, 9:01 AM EST

Fewer than half of the UK's 29m adult internet users believe they are responsible for protecting personal information online, a survey suggests.

One in six of the 2,441 people surveyed felt responsibility rested with banks. The research, for a government-backed online safety campaign, found 12% had suffered online fraud in the last year - at an average loss of £875.

At the BBC.

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