It is common to see messages informing people of dire consequences that could result if hackers gain access to their devic-es or online accounts. These messages, called 'fear appeals', attempt to encourage people to engage in secure behaviours, such as making back-ups, choosing strong passwords or not using public wifi.
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|Publication status||Published - 30 Nov 2019|
- cyber security
- scare tactics
- cyber fear