Cyberattacks concerning to most in US: Pearson/AP-NORC poll


A poll finds most Americans are seriously concerned about cyber attacks on U. S. computer systems the survey from the Pearson institute anti piano worse the center for public affairs research comes amid a wave of ransomware attacks and cyber spying campaigns that compromise sensitive records and led to shutdowns of energy companies hospitals and others the poll finds about nine in ten Americans are at least somewhat concerned about hacking and about two thirds of very or extremely concerned roughly three quarters view China and Russia as major threats the broad consensus could boost government efforts to force critical industries into increasing their own cyber defences Sager AMAG ani Washington

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