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Politiesite let people database stolen data search

Politiesite let people database stolen data search

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The police have a new auditing feature on his site was introduced, which can be examined if a person’s e-mail address or other login credentials in criminal hands.

That has the police on Friday announced. With a check of the e-mail address on the website politie.nl people can find out if their data are misused.

The police in the course of time, over 60,000 addresses collected that are encountered in investigations of cybercrime. When one’s data in that database, then allows the police the user after input of the e-mail address on the altitude and gives tips on how to act.

According to the police is the control function “is again a step in order for citizens to reduce vulnerability against cyber crime’. The police in Germany was a few weeks ago the first that such a key has been entered.

It is because of privacy laws the police have not allowed the people themselves to actively inform about the abuse of their address.

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