the hague - The new police guard control function does not support the huge interest. The police have been offering people the opportunity to check online via email over their email address or other credentials in criminal hands. There were already 166,000 people used to make use of it in the afternoon. Since then that part of the website is flat.
People can easily check the e-mail address on the website police. Find out if their data has been abused. Over the course of time, the police collected over 60,000 email addresses found in cybercrime investigations. When someone's data appears in that database, the police will inform the user after entry of the email address and give tips on how to act.
According to the police, the control function '' is another step to make the citizen more vulnerable to cybercrime ''. The police in Germany were the first to introduce such a test a few weeks ago. Due to privacy laws, the police are not allowed to actively inform people about abuse of their mail address.