McAfee: Most Consumers Overestimate PC Safety

It’s self-serving, but a new study by McAfee Inc. and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that 78 percent of consumer PCs in the U.S. are not protected (defined as having up-to-date AV, spyware and a properly configured firewall).

What’s interesting, though is how many people think they are protected: 93 percent according the survey, which is set to be released Monday.

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