The Habituation of Security Warnings

2018-06-06T11:21:21
ID SCHNEIER:42CC39A0EAA54C385FD381D2DD7EBB87
Type schneier
Reporter Bruce Schneier
Modified 2018-06-06T13:12:42

Description

We all know that it happens: when we see a security warning too often -- and without effect -- we start tuning it out. A new paper uses fMRI, eye tracking, and field studies to prove it.

EDITED TO ADD (6/6): This blog post summarizes the findings.