Change of habits over internet security concerns in Finland 2018

The most common change of habits over internet security concerns in Finland, as of 2018, was not opening emails from unknown people, according to 61 percent of the respondents. 56 percent had installed anti-virus software.

Has concern about security issues made you change the way you use the Internet in any of the following ways?

Share of respondents
Do not open emails from unknown people61%
Have installed anti-virus software56%
Less likely to give personal info online50%
Use different passwords for different sites46%
Only visit known and trusted websites43%
Only use own computer39%
Changed security settings32%
Change passwords regularly28%
Cancelled online purchase from suspicious website/seller10%
Less likely to buy goods online3%
Less likely to bank online2%
Other1%
Do not know1%
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Finland

Survey time period

October-November 2018

Number of respondents

22,466*

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

internet users.

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows:
"QB5 Has concern about security issues made you change the way you use the Internet in any of the following ways?
Multiple answers were possible.

*Number of all respondents from 28 countries.

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