The survey by security company Kaspersky asked 1,600 smartphone
owners in the U.K., France, Italy, and Spain found that only 27 percent
were "highly concerned" by the risks, with the rest either unconcerned
or unaware of any danger. (See also Keep Malware Off Your Android Phone: 5 Quick Tips.")
was despite the fact that a third stored sensitive data such as PIN
numbers, passwords and user names on their phones with about the same
percentage using it for online bank access. Few users bother to set a
password for smartphone access.