Voter Concern About Cyberattack Jumps to New High
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
More voters than ever believe a cyberattack would do more damage to this country than a traditional military attack.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 61% of Likely U.S. Voters think a cyberattack by another country poses a greater economic threat to the United States than a traditional military attack. That’s up 12 points from 49% late last year and the highest finding measured in surveys since June 2011. Just 16% disagree, while 23% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 18-19, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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