Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal or financial information to commit fraud. A common misconception is that this kind of crime is limited to celebrities or the rich, but this is incorrect. Criminals these days prefer to cast the net as wide as possible since they know that an individual will have various connections such as friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, etc. Even if such targets are not buoyant financially, stealing their identity for impersonation could still reel in a good catch amongst one of their connections.
In this week’s episode of Cybersafe with Sisinerd, our resident cybersecurity expert, Sisinerd, brings to the fore the issue of identity theft and also 5 things that if we do may lead to our identity getting stolen, Happy Viewing.