Dangers and Benefits of Digital Identity (Your digital identity contains…
Dangers and Benefits of Digital Identity
Your digital identity contains
a web search for a name give all the information that an identity theft needs, especially if that thief is preparing to shell out a few dollars for a background report
Where you live
Identity thieves can catch this information using the Web and it won’t take them much time to find your physical address.
Date of Birth (how old you are)
It’s also one more piece of information that an identity thief can use against you
It’s a fact that identity thieves can obtain in a diversity of ways: from hacking you social networking profile, from genealogical requests, or from a birth certificate obtained by request from your state of birth.
City of birth
Here’s an item that’s often used as a security validation question, and it’s sometimes included in your profile information. This information is very valorous because it allows thieves to set up new accounts otherwise access as well as change existing accounts.
Social networking could damage your reputation
Finding work in the future might be hard is you have a bad reputation online
people might judge you by your reoutation online
Social networking can put your safety at risk.
knowing how wealthy you might be and steal from you
People coming to your house
knowing who your friends and familiy are
knowing were you go for vacation
Social networking can damage your social life.
you can say something on social media you might regret after wards
your friends might change the way they see you for something you do or say online
People can lie to you about their identity
You might do something for someone that it's not who you think they are
People can lie about
You can hide your identity and yet explore various oportunities. YOu might not fell confident doing something if people are going to know who you are.
You can meet people without allowing them to know your private information about yourself
YOu might feel more free if you dont give your name when it comes to giving your opinion on sensitive topics
You can create a positive online preasence
It can be safer not to let other people know your informaton. If your anonymous online you can prevent from being in danger