After the release of the Panama Papers, techies were quick to jump on the digital bandwagon.
In an effort to counter the growing trend of anonymous whistleblowing, many are now resorting to doxx, the practice of releasing personal information online without attribution.
Doxxers are using the tactic to spread misinformation and undermine the reputation of companies and individuals.
While some might think it’s only an online prank gone wrong, some experts are now calling it a growing trend.
The term doxxes have been around for a while, but it’s a new trend that’s only getting more sophisticated.
As more techies are taking the time to research and educate themselves about the dangers of anonymous information, the internet is becoming a more dangerous place for the privacy of its users.
Here’s what you need to know about doxxfacts, a new tool designed to help protect users’ privacy online.