Beware, your data’s on sale!

Malaysians are used to receiving unsolicited phone calls, text messages or emails offering services or products for sale. One reason for this is the abuse and unauthorized sale of customer databases.


                                                                                 - Sunday Star, 3 May 2009


Did You Know

arrow Identity theft is the top consumer complaint in the USA according to the Federal Trade Commission.

arrow US consumers reported fraud loss totalling more than $1.1 billion in 2006.

arrow Credit card fraud (25%) was the most common form of reported identity theft in the US in 2006.

arrow More than 100 000 people are affected by identity theft each year in the UK

arrow According to Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, more than 350 data loss incidents involving more than 140 million records have occurred since February 2005

arrow Organisations are obliged by law to take take adequate steps to ensure the proper disposal of data

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