More than a quarter of owners say they don't use a screen lock or other security features to access their phone, but most are taking at least some steps for security.
Despite experiences and concerns involving digital privacy, many Americans are not following digital security best practices in their own personal lives.
Many Americans do not trust modern institutions to protect their personal data – even as they frequently neglect cybersecurity best practices in their own personal lives.
Among those aware of allegations, 72% say Russia was definitely or probably behind the hacks, versus 24% who think it was definitely or probably not.
After the June 2013 leaks by Edward Snowden about NSA surveillance of Americans’ communications, Pew Research Center began an in-depth exploration of people’s views and behaviors related to privacy. Here's what we learned.
For SXSW, we gathered key facts about Americans' views and uses of technology.
As the standoff between the Department of Justice and Apple Inc. continues over an iPhone used by one of the suspects in the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, 51% say Apple should unlock the iPhone to assist the ongoing FBI investigation.
Much of the focus has been on government surveillance, though there are also significant concerns about how businesses use data.
Many are in an “It depends” frame of mind when they consider this central trade-off in the digital era.
Survey respondents from the report Privacy and Information Sharing were presented with six hypothetical scenarios, each of which involved sharing some level of personal data in exchange for using a product or service.