• Here's what happens when hackers steal your personal data

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    We all know that hackers are looking to steal credentials and get their hands on sensitive data, but exactly how does this process work? Researchers at data protection company Bitglass carried out its second 'Where's Your Data' experiment, creating a digital identity for an employee of a fictitious retail bank, a functional web portal for the bank, and a Google Drive account, complete with real credit-card data.
    The process
    The team then leaked 'phished' Google Apps credentials to the Dark Web and tracked activity across the fictitious employee's online accounts. Within the first 24 hours...
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