MasterCard Survey Reveals Americans Anxious about Personal Security but Optimistic About New Ways to Pay

Findings Uncover Sharp Contrast Between What Consumers Say vs. What They Do to Protect their Personal Information

To Tweet this news, copy and paste: #MasterCard survey reveals Americans anxious about personal security but optimistic about new ways to pay PURCHASE, N.Y. – July 9, 2015 – Every day it seems information security is ruling the headlines; Americans are (perhaps understandably) feeling insecure about the security of their financial information.  In fact, according to a new survey from MasterCard, a majority (77 percent) are anxious about their financial information and social security numbers being stolen or compromised. This fear runs so deep that consumers are less concerned about having their e-mail hacked (62 percent) or their home robbed (59 percent), but perhaps most shocking is that 55 percent would

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