by Lawrence Pingree | July 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Imagine the next Security News Headlines….
Just for a moment, imagine the following scenario:
- “RandomCompany implements distributed deception platform technology, deploys fake databases and data throughout their environment.”
- News story breaks that “underground news sites report that RandomCompany’s data has been breached and offered for sale in underground forums”.
- News outlets ask RandomCompany for comment.
- RandomCompany reports to news outlets that the data the hackers got was “deceitful data” e.g. the hacker was put to shame and the data they grabbed was actually fake data.
- Throughout these events, the hacker was selling the data online. How does one hacker get their money back from another? Bug, annoy, harass, or de-escrow their escrow money, placing a shame on the hacker that sold the data while also causing financial harm!
- News story breaks that “Hacker shamed, sold fake data on internet, adds charges of fraudulent data sales to the list of charges”.
End Theoretical Event Timeline: Now you know the POWER of deception and deceitful data.
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