Many people are concerned about hacked e-mail accounts (even celebrities), but what about when several years worth of your digital file cabinet are deleted, say, by a malicious intruder?
That happened to Deb Fallows six months ago, and her husband, author James Fallows, wrote a riveting account of their ordeal for The Atlantic that makes for fascinating reading.
His words of advice are: use strong, unique passwords on important important online accounts; take advantage of Google's two-step verification service; and back up our cloud-based data on our own. Oh, and act fast. Deleted messages are purged from the Trash … Read more