How much is your Gmail Account Worth?

Many emails account are hijacked everyday. Cybercrooks are selling those compromised accounts in the black market. If you are using Gmail , then there is an auditing method of  knowing its retail price on the underground.

The university of Illinois at Chicago has created a Gmail account audit tool called Cloudsweeper.

Cloudsweeper
Cloudsweeper

As seen in the picture above  My account is worth $5. It has also helped me finding plain text passwords which were sent to my email. The tool rocks and is worth trying.

Plain text passwords found by Cloudsweeper
Plain text passwords found by Cloudsweeper

 

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