Mugged in Madrid Follow up – A New Article in Atlantic Magazine

A link to an excellent article in Atlantic Magazine stemming from a "Mugged in Madrid" style hack.

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Any of you that have seen my earlier post “E-mail Scam – Mugged in Madrid” will want to read this article recently published in the Atlantic Magazine:

Atlantic Magazine – Hacked! by James Fallows

James goes in-depth discussing how the hackers compromised his wifes’ e-mail account, what they had to do to regain control of the account, and then retrieve over 6 years worth of e-mail from Google’s backup tapes. His story is a security wakeup  call for everyone; especially those that rely totally on cloud services for e-mail and data storage.

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