Real-Life Crime Victims Are Also More Likely To Be Victims Of Online

Norton put out a study on cybercrime, deducing that people who fall victim to acts of real-worl crime, such as burglary or robbery, are also more likely to have their identity stolen or fall victim to a phishing scheme.

According to Gus over at Lifehacker Australia, the report, which canvassed 20,000 people, says that while there is an increased there's no direct correlation between the two. But it makes sense: if you're not so smart and savvy in the real world, chances are you wont be so smart and savvy in the online one either. [Lifehacker Australia]

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