How savvy are you about your online security?

Friday, 3 June 2005, 2:53 AM EST

U.S. Internet users are dangerously ignorant about the types of data that Web site owners collect from them and how that data is used, a new study has found.

This lack of awareness makes U.S. Internet users vulnerable to online exploitation, such as personal information misuse, fraud, and overcharging, according a study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center.

By Juan Carlos Perez at PC World.

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