This over-confidence of users can lead to more than one problem. The hack and social profile, as Facebook O LinkedIn such as, among others, theft of theft, which allows cybercrime to post comments or images that may endanger the reputation of the individual; or even to the total identity theft of the victim.
It's more, 23% consulted Mexicans declares that he was hacknut, In general, Internet users who claim to have suffered cyber attacks young people between the ages of 18 and 24 are those who live the least, are adults aged 25 to 34 years.
"A large part of these attacks are caused by the bad habits that Internet users have, and because many of them are clearly out of the danger they face during their voyage," says Dmitry Bestuzhev, Director of Global Research and Analysis Team. Kaspersky Lab in Latin America "It seems that the vast majority of people isolate their digital life from their current lives and they do not realize that what they are doing or going online affects their lives offline.
The study also showed that 54% Mexican Internet users do not read the terms of the app because they consider them long and boring, or because they do not believe it will hurt them. Meantime, 42% that it does not have a security application and 44% has one installed but only 7% It has a paid version that includes more complex and individual solutions. Finally, 14% Respondents do not know whether they have one or not.
On the same line 40% from Mexicans admits that he deactivated one or more of his security solutions in his PC or mobile phone because it does not allow you to download the application. Men choose more to do with 50% of women 30% Of those who deactivated it, most respond young between 18 and 24 years,