A new report shows ninety-two percent of u-s adults are guilty of participating in risky data security behavior.
Creditcards.Com is reporting that even though Americans are growing more concerned about identity theft; more than 9 in 10 Americans have been guilty of at least one version of risky data security behavior.
The most common mistake in data security being re-using online passwords.
82-percent of Americans “recycle” passwords.
The next most common risk: Using public wi-fi networks, with almost half of Americans, have done that in the last year.
Another risk — throwing out mail containing personal information without shredding it.
More than a quarter of americans have done it.
As for advice to avoid privacy privacy breaches: Check your credit report, set up a virtual private network if you’re using public wi-fi, and shred sensitive documents.