Redmond’s digital crimes unit senior attorney Courtney Gregoire says half of respondents between the age of 18 and 34 had followed tech support scammer instructions, handing over remote access to their machines or downloading software after encountering a scam page.

Only 17 per cent of respondents 55 years and older took the bait. Meanwhile, one in three (34 per cent) of folks aged between 36 and 54 fell for scams.

Source: Kids today are so stupid they fall for security scams more often than greybeards