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Report: Tablet Users Are 80% More Likely to Be Victims of Identity Fraud

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Report: Tablet Users Are 80% More Likely to Be Victims of Identity Fraud

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Posted on Friday, April 5th, 2013 by

American consumers love tablets and so do hackers. The 2013 Javelin Strategy & Research Identity Fraud Report found that tablet users in the U.S. are 80% more likely to be victims of identity fraud than all consumers – 9.6% compared to 5.3%.

According to the report, tablet users are constantly targeted by cyber crooks who exploit software vulnerabilities, use malware and phishing attacks, and compromise unsecured WiFi connections to steal their sensitive information.

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