How easy is it for an experienced hacker to gain access to your personal information?

How easy is it for an experienced hacker to gain access to your personal information? A great video on how hackers use social engineering as a primary attack vector to obtain personal information.

Last year, after reporting on the hacks of Sony Pictures, JPMorgan Chase, Ashley Madison, and other major companies, Real Future’s Kevin Roose got curious about what it felt like to be on the victim’s side of a giant data breach. So he decided to stage an experiment: he invited two expert hackers to spend two weeks hacking him as deeply and thoroughly as they could, using all of the tools at their disposal. The result was a shocking privacy nightmare.

Credit: Video produced by Real Future (fusion.net)

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