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A consumer study that questions UK consumers’ attitudes into their personal data sharing habits has revealed that people living in London are inclined to disclose more information about themselves on social media, compared to people living in other regions of the country.

The study by PCI Pal® found that Londoners are most likely to accept unsolicited friend requests, download and open unverified email attachments, as well as use public Wi-Fi networks to make purchases, pay a bill or check their bank accounts, compared to others.

In advance of the peak Black Friday and Christmas shopping seasons, the findings of the study also delves into peoples’ attitudes regarding their personal data security practices and, overall, found the following trends:

• Despite many warnings, over a quarter (26%) of all respondents use the same password for multiple websites – with 49% of...

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