It would be hard to walk into to a major business and walk away with all its sensitive information. But sometimes that’s not the case when it comes to online networks.
Q6 Cyber, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in monitoring the dark web, showed CNBC a forum post in Russian where the cybercriminal was offering access to a New York City law firm’s network and files, and was willing to send screenshots as evidence he had broken in.
The price for the access was $3,500.
Well now, those photos you post of your cat could lead strangers straight to your home.
The metadata hidden beneath those cute furry Instagram pics include your geo-location. And one website, IKnowWhereYourCatLives.com, highlights just that.
They took the metadata from cat photos on Instagram and compiled a visual map of where those photos were taken.