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"Now I'm a bit angry: " Individuals' Awareness, Perception, and Responses to Data Breaches that Affected Them

  title={"Now I'm a bit angry: " Individuals' Awareness, Perception, and Responses to Data Breaches that Affected Them},
  author={Peter Mayer and Yixin Zou and Florian Schaub and Adam J. Aviv},
  booktitle={USENIX Security Symposium},
Despite the prevalence of data breaches, there is a limited understanding of individuals’ awareness, perception, and responses to breaches that affect them. We provide novel insights into this topic through an online study ( n =413) in which we presented participants with up to three data breaches that had exposed their email addresses and other personal information. Overall, 73% of participants were affected by at least one breach, 5.36 breaches on average. Many participants attributed the… 

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