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Online survey finds respondents blame telecom firms, banks for data breach

Most people share their financial data share their financial information with multiple organisations: from companies to the government

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BS Reporter Mumbai
Almost 41 per cent of people whose personal data was compromised blame their telecom or banking service providers, said an online survey on Sunday.

The survey by Local Circles, a community social media platform, found that most citizens share their personal financial data, like their PAN card number, with multiple entities like banks, telecom companies, loan or insurance agencies, digital payment apps, hotels, airlines and government offices.

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First Published: Feb 20 2022 | 8:38 PM IST

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