94% of US adults think Internet is dangerous for children

Harris Interactive conducted a survey for Zone Labs to find that 94% of consumers agreed that the Internet presents a threat to children. 61% cited predators in chat rooms as the biggest threat.

Harris Interactive conducted a survey for Zone Labs to find that 94% of consumers agreed that the Internet presents a threat to children. 61% cited predators in chat rooms as the biggest threat. 16% said pornographic Web sites posed a danger. 8% believed phishing was the biggest threat to kids. 3% identified spyware as the biggest threat to kids, 4% said viruses were the worst danger. Only 50% had installed a software firewall, and only 23% had installed a full security suite to secure their personal computer against such Internet threats.