Most Voters Think Cyberattack Means War
Following reports of alleged cyberattacks by North Korea and Iran, U.S. voters remain highly concerned about such attacks and feel more strongly than ever that they should be considered acts of war.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 83% of Likely U.S. Voters are at least somewhat concerned about the safety of America’s computer infrastructure from cyberattack, with 48% who are Very Concerned. Just 15% aren’t concerned about such attacks, but that includes only four percent (4%) who are Not At All Concerned. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on December 3-4, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.
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