Cloudsweeper asks: 'What is your Gmail account worth to attackers?'

By Jesse · 9 replies
Jun 27, 2013
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  1. We hear about people’s accounts being compromised all the time, and naturally make some assumptions about why an attacker would want to gain access in the first place. Now you can use a tool called Cloudsweeper to figure out just...

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  2. Don't know if I should feel insulted or proud, mine came up as $0.00!!
  3. I bet it isn't smart enough to know my steam account that is tied to it with $1000s worth of games
  4. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 2,040   +678

    I use email mainly for website registrations and bills for stuff I buy online. My spam folder gets more of a workout than my inbox.
  5. spydercanopus

    spydercanopus TS Evangelist Posts: 855   +121

    If it didn't want access to all my email, I'd try it out. Sounds like a scam to even let it check when going through the permission approvals.
  6. trgz

    trgz TS Addict Posts: 221   +50

    It couldn't seem to access anything and moaned about giving it access & IMAP - seems it ain't that clever
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I don't believe you. Give me your login details and let me make my own assessment.:D
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  8. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I couldn't agree more.
  9. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Guru Posts: 460   +22

    If I had gmail I might use this...
  10. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,974   +2,527

    Hey, as long as I don't have to give the Cloudsweeper people my password to find out.

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