The loss of an entire digital life

A few days ago, Wired blog author Mat Honan published a post on how hackers accessed his Amazon and Apple IDs, which led them to hack into his Twitter account and then to wipe his iPhone and computer. It is a little complicated, but certainly worth reading.

This story should serve as a warning to those of us who have accounts ‘in the cloud’ where our private data such as addresses and credit card numbers are stored.

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