- 20.33% of all fraud cases reported to the FTC in 2019 involved identity scams, making identity fraud the largest share of fraud reports to the FTC that year. (2019 FTC Consumer Sentinel Data Book)
- 53% of adults in the U.S obtained at least some of their news from a social media platform. Interestingly enough, social media is one of the major sources of misinformation (Pew Research Center)
- 58% of data breaches in 2020 involved the loss of personal data. (Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report)
The internet can be a scary place at times, but it does not have to be! A little bit of due diligence can go a long way when it comes to improving your digital hygiene. The following infographic provides you with some quick tips that you can use to avoid oversharing information, spreading fake news, and losing sensitive data.
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