Reliance Jio, Zomato, McDonald's, banks, government programs—everyone is leaking data on you. The question is—what will you do about it?
There are too many apps, websites and service providers collecting, storing and exchanging your data for one of them to not leak or lose it
Professionals must learn to safeguard their information and privacy using non-standard and non-obvious techniques. Like private numbers
The first 12 hours after you come to know of a breach are critical. Work fast
Meanwhile, India needs a breach disclosure law. As of yesterday
When not if.
If you’re an Indian, your identity and personal information are most probably going to be hacked, leaked or breached in the coming years. It’s just a question of when it happens, not if.
Perhaps some of your data has already leaked and you just don’t know it yet. Maybe it’s among the 10 million vehicle owners or 34 million subsidised food recipients in Kerala? Or among the 3.2 million debit card holders? Or the 100-120 million Reliance Jio mobile users? Perhaps the
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