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Some tips to limit damage if you've fallen prey to financial data theft

Breaking down the steps you can take if your information is stolen and how you can limit your exposure to fraud

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To safeguard yourself, you need to understand what, where, and how your data got compromised

Bindisha Sarang Mumbai
The transaction data of around 100 million Indians are now up for sale on the Dark Web. This data was reportedly stolen from Bengaluru-based fintech service provider Juspay, which processes transactions for many customers, including e-commerce players like Amazon, MakeMyTrip, Airtel, Flipkart, Uber, and Swiggy.

A major data breach can potentially spell financial disaster for cardholders.

To safeguard yourself, you need to understand what, where, and how your data got compromised.

Here’s a five-point checklist to help you in case you have fallen victim to data theft.

Check if you have fallen prey

First, you need to check periodically if

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First Published: Jan 05 2021 | 8:10 PM IST

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