Apr, 2017
How to Prevent Online Harassment from 'Doxxing'
United States. Department of Homeland Security
From the Document: "Doxxing refers to gathering an individual's Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and disclosing or posting it publicly, usually for malicious purposes such as public humiliation, stalking, identity theft, or targeting an individual for harassment. [...] Doxxers may target government employees for such purposes as identifying law enforcement or security personnel, demonstrating their hacking capabilities, or attempting to embarrass the government. [...] Doxxers may use hacking, social engineering, or other malicious cyber activities to access personal information. One common practice is getting access to a victim's email account. A doxxer could use social engineering to get your password by posing as a representative from the IT helpdesk or your Internet Service Provider. [...] Doxxers may collect information about you from Internet sources, such as property records, social media postings, obituaries, wedding announcements, newsletters, public conferences, and web forums."
    Details
  • URL
  • Publisher
    United States. Department of Homeland Security
  • Date
    Apr, 2017
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    Department of Homeland Security: www.dhs.gov/
  • Format
    pdf
  • Media Type
    application/pdf
  • Subjects
    Cybersecurity
    Doxing
    Privacy

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