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Monday 20 August 2018

Spam risk for women

Women are more prone to click on spam emails that activate viruses than men.

Web security firm ESET found that half of Irish people find the ads irresistible, and women more often than men.

When it comes to 'super savings' offers, only a quarter of men will click, compared to one in three women.

But the roles reverse when it comes to downloading -- as 20pc of males and only 12pc of females will download music, films or computer games from dodgy websites.

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