Symantec reveals profile of PC user least likely to be victim of cybercrime

Brace yourself unless you're a Japanese woman who hates WiFi, porn, email and dishonesty.

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Free WiFi – 77 percent were hit compared to 62 percent of those who don't use free WiFi.

Lying online – oddly, 78 percent of those who misrepresented their personal details online have experienced cybercrime at some point vs. 59 percent of those who don't lie.

So, to be safe, be a female, Japanese, computer-phobe who hates porn, wireless, doesn't respond to email from strangers and spends all her time online updating her security software.

If you don't match these criteria and have been victimized, obviously it's your own fault.

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Source: Norton Cybercrime Report 2011

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