Most Users Share Personal Data Online

Although 84 percent of internet users claim they never give out personal details online, the reality is very different, says AOL. According to research conducted by the web portal, 89 percent of internet users have at some point willingly given away personal details online, highlighting that while surfers may understand the dangers of data security online, they don't actually take steps to ensure their safety.

"Our research identified a significant gap between what people say and what they do when it comes to protecting sensitive information online," said Jules Polonetsky, AOL's chief privacy officer.

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