Cyber ID theft concern as ‘space faking’ soars

The growing trend of online “space faking”, where users masquerade as other people, has reignited concerns about the safety and security of social networking sites.While space faking is not a crime, federal Home Affairs Minister Bob Debus said such activity could be a precursor to identity theft.”This sort of activity can be innocent but you only have to take it a few steps forward to commit an identity crime,” he said.

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