Virtual Mugging

Here is a very sobering tale of the cascading and sometimes pervasive effect of being hacked in the digital age; one open door leads to another, and another. In this case, interestingly, the initial breach was the result of some old school social engineering - in other words, a bit of smooth talking on the part of the hacker. The victim ended up having his iPhone, iPad and Macbook remotely wiped (normally a nice security feature, unless it gets flipped around on you, as in this case). Several other accounts were breached and trashed as well. The victim has at least put up a full description of the carnage, and it's quite revealing.

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