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What happens when Google Doc credentials are leaked on the Dark Web

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Feb 18, 2016.

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    A security company recently laid tempting bait online in order to see how hackers would react. The findings aren't surprising but show how quickly leaked data is used by shady characters.

    California-based Bitglass, which specializes in cloud-based security, created a fake digital identity for an employee of a non-existent bank.

    The details included credentials for a Google Drive account, complete with real credit card details, fake corporate data and personal data, according to Bitglass' report.

    The files were tagged with a tracker so Bitglass could obtain some technical data on systems that accessed it. They also created a fake banking site portal.

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