Hack warnings prompt cyber 'security fatigue'

Hack warnings prompt cyber 'security fatigue'
 

Relentless cybersecurity warnings have given people "security fatigue" that stops them keeping themselves safe, suggests a study.
Many ignored warnings they received, found the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Others were worn out by software updates and by the number of passwords they had to remember, NIST found.
This "risky behaviour" might make people more susceptible to attack, it warned.
Inevitable attack "We weren't even looking for fatigue in our interviews, but we got this overwhelming feeling of weariness throughout all of the... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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