Updated 29 days ago
We can now expect a deluge of phone calls from scammers claiming to be from a potential victim's bank or building society. Facebook accounts will be altered by the malicious to help them perpetrate further frauds that we haven't even dreamed of yet. Identity theft will go into overdrive. People will lose their life savings and their lives will be devastated. In the meanwhile Facebook and Google will continue to hoover up personal information about billions of people; information that no-one can guarantee to keep out of the hands of criminals... When Facebook became popular criminals all over the world rubbed their hands together. Here were millions, then billions, of mugs giving them all the information they needed to rob them! Identity theft exploded. Burglaries became easy; and why not with so many people putting information online which could be used to find out their addresses, and financial status, and then posting photos of their holidays! Having informed the friendly local..