U.S. adults: Cyber-crime more likely than physical crime

A survey of U.S. adults revealed that three times the number of respondents said they were more likely to be victimized in an online attack such as phishing or virus outbreaks than a physical crime.

Twenty six percent of respondents said they think they will be a victim of a virtual crime in the next 12 months, compared with just 8 percent who think that a physical crime is more likely, according to the survey of almost 700 people, which was sponsored by IBM.

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