Men Overconfident About How Secure They Are Online
from the the-internet-is-no-place-to-pretend dept
This probably won’t come as much of a surprise, but a new study shows that guys are much more likely than women to overestimate how secure their computers really are. The truth, however, is that both men and women are usually equally vulnerable. Of course, the study was paid for by a security company, so you might want to take it with a grain of salt. For example, while it talks about vulnerabilities, it doesn’t seem to say who is actually getting infected with malware more often.