The Growing Mobile Ecosystem and Identity Theft on Social Media

Published on: 18th February 2021

Online Interview with Salaamedia Live – #MidMorningTalk

More than 5% of 2019 consumers were victims of identity theft for almost $17 million in damages according to the 2020 Identity Fraud Report by Javelin Strategy & Research, one of the top comprehensive analysts of identity fraud.

Active social media users are 30% more likely to be affected by identity fraud; account holders on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram are the most likely victims, with a 46% higher risk.

#MidMorningTalk’s host Julie Allie chats to WASPA’s General Manager, Ilonka Badenhorst, about everything mobile – including the dark side thereof.

Watch the interview here: