Pages

Sharing Your Covid-19 Vaccination Card on Social Media Can Lead to Identity Theft

Identity theft is the sort of thing that has been a problem for quite a few people for centuries now, but in the age of the internet it has become relatively easy to do in a lot of different ways. People are often told to protect themselves from identity theft, but in our rapidly changing world it can sometimes be difficult to wrap your head around the various ways in which your identity can end up being stolen in the first place.

One new way in which such a thing can happen to you is if you post your covid-19 vaccination card on social media. The coronavirus has made it impossible for people to live normal lives because of the fact that this is the sort of thing that could potentially end up costing you your health, but with all of that having been said and now out of the way it is important to note that a vaccine is now being distributed and when people take it they are undoubtedly going to be really happy about it and this might make them want to post their vaccination card online to share their joy with the world as well as all of their friends.

The only problem is that this card contains a lot of really sensitive information, and if you post it on social media it could make it easier for someone to steal your identity than might have been the case otherwise. It’s always better to be safe rather than sorry when it comes to things like this, and since your vaccination card has so much sensitive info you would be a lot better off if you were to keep it safe and not post it to any of your social media profiles lest your identity gets stolen.


H/T: BBB.

Read next: Surprising Future Awaiting for TikTok and Instagram?

No comments:

Post a Comment