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Web users click adverts without checking for malware

21% automatically trust images of social networks

Carrie-Ann Skinner

More than four out of five web users click on images of adverts from trusted brands such as banks and social networks, without a second thought about malware or spyware, says Symantec

According to research conducted by YouGov for the security firm, 45 percent of web users claim never to open spam, but 21 percent will happily click on links to social networks such as Facebook without checking to see if its a hoax first.

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