🌍 Africa Faces Identity Fraud Surge: 80% Targeted Attacks on National IDs Revealed by Smile ID

🌍 Africa Faces Identity Fraud Surge: 80% Targeted Attacks on National IDs Revealed by Smile ID

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πŸ” Dive into the alarming findings of Smile ID's report, exposing a staggering 80% of identity fraud attacks in Africa directed at national IDs. Discover the most vulnerable documents and the crucial role biometric verification plays in combating this rising threat.

A report from Smile ID, a leading digital KYC provider, unveils that 80% of identity fraud attacks in Africa specifically target national IDs, with Tanzanian IDs facing a 32% attempted fraud rate. As businesses in Africa heavily rely on government-issued IDs for KYC, Smile ID emphasizes the importance of biometric verification to combat document fraud. Despite facing challenges like national ID service downtime, businesses using biometric verification are deemed four times more secure, according to Smile ID's 2024 report on Digital Identity Fraud in Africa. πŸ›‘οΈπŸ’»


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