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Who's responsible for online fraudsters

Date: March 26, 2007

One in six internet users believe their bank is responsible for protecting them against online fraudsters, according to a report published today.

People who have experienced internet fraud lost an average of 875 each over the past 12 months, according to the research by Get Safe Online , a Government and industry internet safety campaign.

Experts warned that internet users need to take more personal responsibility for their online safety.

Tony Neate, managing director of Get Safe Online, said: "The internet is a fantastic resource and its use is growing daily. Unfortunately, it is now also being used by criminals who are out to defraud us.

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2007-03-26 09:58:02 - These survey numbers sound way too high to... Paul McNamara
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