eRubryka 09:45 20 Oct 2021

10 tips on how to protect your personal data


20 million people are the number of Ukrainians whose personal data was stolen in 2020. Their phone numbers, personal passwords, and driver's licenses were merged in the anonymous telegram channel UA Baza BOT, where you could buy all the information for $10 thousand. The danger for us is that with the stolen data, fraudsters can take a loan in your name, hack a personal bank account to steal money, or resort to other schemes.

Theft of personal data (hereinafter – PD) and their sale to interested companies and even criminals is our new reality, and this must be combated.

In Ukraine, work is underway to update the legislation on PD protection, which should be more progressive and more stringent in regulating this area than today's laws.

In the meantime, we offer 10 tips on how to protect your personal data, so as not to see them in any of the telegram channels.

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