Around 33 per cent of people in the country store their sensitive data such as computer passwords, bank account, credit and debit card details as well as other personal data such as Aadhaar card or PAN card details in an insecure manner in email or their contact numbers. This has been revealed in a survey conducted by LocalCircle. In this survey, 24,000 people from 393 districts of India were questioned, out of which 39 per cent people said that they had written all these details on a paper, while 21 per cent claimed to remember them.
share the password
Apart from this, about 29 percent of Indians share their ATM or debit card PIN details with their close family members, while about four percent share these details with their domestic or office colleagues, according to this survey.
29% of people tell the password to others
The company found in its survey that about 29 percent people have given access to the details of their passwords to one or more members of a close family. At the same time, about four per cent have disclosed this to one or more employees as their password and two per cent have disclosed it to one or more of their friends about their password. The highest 65 per cent people said that no one other than them has access to their ATM or debit card details.
Results will be presented before the government
The company said that the results of this survey will be presented to the government and the Reserve Bank of India, so that these results will be used to create programs necessary to create awareness of the public at large on how to effectively protect personal and financial information. can be done for.
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