One in four smartphone, tablet users pay for security suites

Advertisement recently published a report on a goo Research survey into IT device security, their fourth regular survey into this topic.


Between the 13th and 24th of September 2013 1,046 members of the goo Research online monitor group completed a private internet-based questionnaire. 53.5% of the sample were male, 13.5% in their teens, 15.4% in their twenties, 21.9% in their thirties, 16.9% in their forties, and 32.3% aged fifty or older.

I’m quite happy using the free Microsoft Security Essentials, myself. However, I’ve just moved to Linux, the Crunchbang distribution; in fact this is my very first survey typed through the Notepad-equivalent editor GEdit, to which I’ve added a self-written macro that builds the tables you see below. I might upload it to GitHub sometime soon…
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