Don’t destroy your reputation online!

From Fin24

A significant percentage of South Africans are sharing information online that could lead to the destruction of relationships and careers, a survey has found.

According to Kaspersky Lab, 32% of locals share confidential information by accident, and 19% deliberately disclose secrets that could have a damaging impact on relationships or employment.

“With so many devices and online channels at our fingertips it’s never been easier to post an unguarded message or accidentally share information with the wrong people,” said David Emm, principal security researcher at Kaspersky Lab.

Some people (59%) reveal personal photographs, but 66% reveal their contact details and 46% reveal sensitive personal details, the survey found.

Full article on Fin24

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