Social media sites have been named the top website type to be targeted by a cyberattack, according to a survey of 1,000 U.S. citizens.

The survey, conducted by Censuswide on behalf of ProtonVPN, found that the personal information of 25.8% of respondents had been included in a data breach at least once. Of those breached participants, the survey asked respondents to list which types of websites had led to the comprise of their personal data.

  1. Social media (42%)
  2. Gaming (25%)
  3. Technology (21%)
  4. E-commerce (19%)
  5. Lifestyle (18%)

Email addresses were the most likely data point to be shared in a breach (57%), followed by passwords (38%) and usernames (33%).

For more information on the survey, click here.