EXAMINATION OF PERSONAL DATA AVAILABILITY ON THE INTERNET

  • R. Bitinaitė Kaunas University of Applied Sciences
  • A. Liuiza Kaunas University of Applied Sciences

Abstract

Availability of sensitive personal data online is one of the leading causes for identity theft and hacking by social engineering. An experiment was carried out to examine and evaluate how much of personal informatikon is shared online by Lithuanian youth. Results show that, on average 4-5 pieces (out of 10 usual pieces looked for in this experiment) of personal information can be found about a person in 15 minutes of searching online.

Published
2018-06-29