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What breach? Measuring online awareness of security incidents by studying real-world browsing behavior

@article{Bhagavatula2020WhatBM,
  title={What breach? Measuring online awareness of security incidents by studying real-world browsing behavior},
  author={Sruti Bhagavatula and Lujo Bauer and Apu Kapadia},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2010.09843}
}
Awareness about security and privacy risks is important for developing good security habits. Learning about real-world security incidents and data breaches can alert people to the ways in which their information is vulnerable online, thus playing a significant role in encouraging safe security behavior. This paper examines 1) how often people read about security incidents online, 2) of those people, whether and to what extent they follow up with an action, e.g., by trying to read more about the… Expand

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