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FTC: It Takes Criminals Just 9 Minutes to Use Stolen Consumer Info
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RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
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5/27/2017 | 1:53:07 PM
Interesting Honeypot
This is an interesting exercise to show the value of compromising personal records from the attackers perspective. 
Dr.T
Dr.T,
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5/30/2017 | 12:31:06 PM
Re: Interesting Honeypot
"Interesting Honeypot"

I like the idea that they try to understand what would happen.

 
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
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5/28/2017 | 3:05:52 PM
When you want it, you want it.
Makes sense. When you're in the market for something -- whether it's stolen PII or something else -- you often want it right away.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
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5/30/2017 | 12:32:03 PM
Re: When you want it, you want it.
"you often want it right away"

Agree. 9 minutes is quite impressive.
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
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6/5/2017 | 5:23:36 AM
Re: When you want it, you want it.
Is it? How many of them, I wonder, already had an ecommerce portal open in another browser tab at the time?
Dr.T
Dr.T,
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5/30/2017 | 12:29:06 PM
9 Minutes?
So they know a backdoor that we do not. 
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
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6/5/2017 | 5:25:41 AM
Re: 9 Minutes?
No, I don't think so. I think what the piece is trying to communicate is that once they had already accessed the information, they took mere minutes to use the compromised information. The 9-minute figure has nothing to do with the breach itself.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
5/30/2017 | 12:32:40 PM
NSA
At the same time, this is may be another vulnerability that was exploited and not shared with the vendor and hackers now know it. 


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