Bitglass "Where's Your Data?" Experiment

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We've all heard about the massive breaches that take place, Target, Home Depot, Sony, Anthem, Premera, but what actually happens to the data after it is stolen? Where does it travel? How many people see it, and how much damage can it cause? In an effort to find the answers to these questions Bitglass launched the world's first data tracking experiment located in the Dark Web. The company created 1,568 fake employee credentials, then placed the information on anonymous file sharing sites within the "Dark web." They tracked the data as it travelled to various locations around the world, and as it was shared amongst cyber-crime syndicates overseas. Here's what they found.

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