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Google: Users still aren’t getting message about online security

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Google researchers say that experts and non-experts go about protecting their digital privacy in very different ways, according to survey results they plan to present at the upcoming Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security.

The importance of regular software updates is apparently lost on a large proportion of Internet users who aren’t security experts, the survey found. Just 2% of non-experts said that routinely patching software was high on their list of security priorities, compared to 35% of experts.

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