One in five Internet users were targeted at least once in 2020, but awareness is growing in the country, according to research.
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The National Data Protection Authority is investigating the country's second largest data protection incident of 2021
A consumer rights organization has called for urgent measures to investigate and punish those responsible for exposing the population's data, as well as better citizen information and transparency.
The incident was reported to the securities and exchange commission five days after it took place.
The attack brought the Superior Electoral Court's systems to a standstill for over two weeks and is the most comprehensive in complexity and extension of the damage caused.
The organization is working to recover its systems environment; president Jair Bolsonaro said the authors have been identified.
The widespread adoption of remote working is the main driver behind the increase, according to a new report.
About one in eight Internet users have accessed a website with malicious content during the first months of the pandemic, research suggests.
A new surveillance system is deemed "inefficient and dangerous" as it fails to protect the personal information of 4 million daily users, associations say.