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Cyber hygiene more important now than ever: cybersecurity experts


Experts believe that as more people rely on their mobile phones as the repository of their data, and the mobile phone number becomes a key identifier, the risk associated with leaked mobile phones numbers increases. — Reuters

Experts believe that as more people rely on their mobile phones as the repository of their data, and the mobile phone number becomes a key identifier, the risk associated with leaked mobile phones numbers increases. — Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR: It was reported earlier that at least 46.2 million Malaysian mobile phone numbers including subscriber details and device information have been leaked online.  

Sensitive information such as home addresses, MyKad numbers and even SIM card information are possibly jeopardised, and could be vulnerable to social engineering attacks or worse, cloned phones. 

   

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