People in English-speaking countries are targeted for identity fraud at twice the rate of many Europeans, according to a new study released by PayPal on Wednesday.
Ten percent of online shoppers in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada--not-surprisingly, places with high percentages of e-commerce transactions--reported being victims of identity fraud, compared with only 5 percent in France, Germany and Spain, the study conducted by Ipsos found.
The Germans had the lowest rate of identity fraud of the countries, with 3 percent reporting problems.
Meanwhile, the Germans were also found to be more cautious with their passwords. Only about … Read more