Internet and Society/Dangers/Personal Information

Perhaps the most terrifying digital danger is that of someone obtaining your personal information. In a day and age where it seems the internet can offer any information possible, it is almost easy to have your identity stolen. Personal information such as credit card and social security numbers are almost considered a common threat in the digital world. Another major concern is that of online predators. They are seemingly everywhere and anywhere they can possibly target underage children. They lie about their age and identity in an effort to gain trust from children and then try to meet them and take advantage of them. In this world of being so networked and everyone is so accessible, it is scary to think that there are a lot of people who you would never like to come in contact with.

Last modified on 22 October 2010, at 14:46