Eight Examples of How Your Privacy May Have Been Breached Online

- 08 December 2022 17:05 WIB
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immediately protect personal data from cyber attacks (Photo/kominfo.go.id)

The following examples may provide an overview of various cases of privacy violations on the internet:

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1. On Facebook, marking friends in an upload, either in writing,

website links, photos, or videos may result in the posting

appeared on our friends' timelines.

2. If this is done without permission, it can be said to violate the privacy of our friend.

3. We often find that in a WhatsApp group someone has added another person to the group without asking permission previously.

4. This causes the person's telephone number to be circulated without his permission, and that means violating his privacy.

5. Giving a friend's phone number to someone else who asked for it, without first confirming it to the owner of the phone.

6. The distribution of personal or family photos on social media without the permission of the owner can also be categorized as a violation of privacy.

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7. Hacking social media accounts is also common, which is usually followed by data theft and fraud.

8. social media users are sometimes careless by allowing third-party applications to retrieve data when users use these applications. These third parties can then take advantage of the access they get to obtain the user's profile information and even the profiles of their friends.

Maintain privacy on the internet

There are many simple things that we need to pay attention to in order to protect our privacy and that of others on the internet, including:


Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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