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

Jesse

TS Evangelist
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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G

Guest

Don't know if I should feel insulted or proud, mine came up as $0.00!!
 
G

Guest

I bet it isn't smart enough to know my steam account that is tied to it with $1000s worth of games
 

hahahanoobs

TS Evangelist
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.
 

spydercanopus

TS Evangelist
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.
 

trgz

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

captaincranky

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