90% of UK users try to protect themselves from online threats

90% of UK computer users now take action to protect themselves from online threats, BCS found, while 92% of online shoppers take active precautions against fraud. 52% of consumers use secure payment areas on sites, while 51% limit their shopping to well-known sites in an effort to avoid fraud. In total, over 2 mln more consumers have begun to shop online in the past year, up from 15.4 to 17.4 mln.