Identity Theft

posted by Abishek Muthian Ideator , 1078 days ago , show insights

Getting our identity stolen online can have debilitating consequences, With many adopting to the online lifestyle of sharing unfettered access to their personal data it has become very easy for a cyber criminal to steal someone's identity.

Solutions to safe guard online identity hasn't caught up with the rate of identity theft. Scammers are even using stolen identity to run successful fraudulent indiegogo campaigns and the one who got their identity stolen have to face the brunt of it (Read pinned comment of that YT video).

Technically inclined have had cryptographic measures like PGP key to verify their identity. But a solution to verify identity should as easy as sharing personal data online, for it to see mass adoption.
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