The Chief Executive Officer of Intellas, Professor Godfried Williams has warned against excessive posting of personal data on social media.

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He explained that lack of protection of personal data leaves internet users vulnerable to cyber threats and bullying.

He added that downloads of files especially from unknown sources is another means by which uninformed internet users accounts are hacked and taken over by cyber bullies.

Professor Williams, who is a cyber security expert and artificial intelligence expert was speaking at a forum organised for children and young adults in Koforidua on cyber security.

It was part of an activity to commemorate the celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child in collaboration with Plan Ghana.

The forum which was attended by over 100 young adults was on cyber security, attacks, vulnerabilities, and opportunities available in ICT and cyber space.

Prof Williams urged young adults to be very circumspect about what they post on social media and limit what they post as well