One-Third of US Adults Hit with Identity Theft

One-third of adults in the United States have experienced identity theft, putting them far ahead of other nations. Thirty-three percent is double the global average and more than three times the rate of people in France and Germany.

It’s one of the most concerning metrics to come from Proofpoint’s 2018 User Risk Report, which polled 6,000 working adults in the US, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, and the UK on their online behavior. What they learned is global security habits have much room for improvement.

Read more about the findings of the Proofpoint report on DarkReading.