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For majority of Internet users, an expectation that their data is compromised

Should we just give up secure data? That seems to be the conclusion of the majority of consumers, who, according to a recent study, now just assume that their financial information will be compromised within the next year.

The study, done by NCC Group and IDG Research Services, found 63% of people believe their fiancial data will be compromised, with 50% stating that they would feel more comfortable if companies explained what they're doing to keep their data secure.

Not listening to those consumers could have a big impact. The study also found 15% of consumers were doing less online now directly because of those fears.

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