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Key findings: Net safety survey
More than 2,400 people have taken part in a UK survey of their internet safety habits.

Fewer than half of net users believe they are responsible for their own safety online, with one in six feeling it is the banking industry's role to keep them safe.

It also revealed that more than one in 10 of Britons has been a victim of online fraud in the last 12 months.

Here are some of the other key findings from the research, which was carried out by the government-backed organisation, Get Safe Online.

Which if any of the following safety features do you have on your home PC?


Is your home wireless internet network secure - would another laptop or desktop user have to enter a password to connect to your network?
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Have you ever been a victim of any kind of online fraud and simply not reported it to anyone?
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When you connect to a wireless internet network outside of the home, do you only connect to secure networks?
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How many websites do you access on a regular basis which require you to enter a login and password?


Are any of the passwords for these sites the same?


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