U.S. consumers who have personally experienced hacking 2018

This statistic presents the share of internet users in the United States who have ever had any of their online accounts hacked. During the October 2018 survey, 14 percent of respondents stated that their online accounts had been hacked more than once.

Have any of your online accounts ever been hacked?

Share of respondents
Yes, more than once14%
Yes, but only once22%
No, never51%
Don't know / can't recall12%
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Release date

October 2018


United States

Survey time period

October 2018

Number of respondents

1,209 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: Have you ever had either of the following happen to you? Please select the option that best applies on each row. Had your online accounts hacked (e.g., social media, email, etc. )

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