Dubai : While they worry about fraud, UAE consumers have an "alarmingly relaxed" approach to online security threats. Kaspersky's study showed that a small proportion (27 per cent) of users find it difficult to believe that criminals would use Wi-Fi or mobile phone hot spots to breach personal networks and steal personal data. Almost a third (23 per cent) think that cyber threat doesn't occur too often and unlikely to affect them. When they enter or save personal information online, 30 per cent said they neglect security credentials on websites. Mike Braatz , senior vice president, Payments Fraud at ACI Worldwide , said that while there is no silver bullet that will protect anyone from fraud, consumers should remain aware and mindful when making payments or banking online. "Keep mobile devices locked with passwords and maintain security software on laptops and desktops. It is also important to take care to shed or carefully dispose of documents containing sensitive personal and financial account information," Braatz told Gulf News earlier.
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