Most of us have the idea that our data must be worth substantial amounts of money to Facebook and whoever happens to wrangle it from us. We've got the inventor of the Internet, Tim Berners-Lee, telling us to demand for our data, for crying out loud. Surely, it must be worth something.
In fact, it really is worth something--just not very much. Dancho Danchev from Webroot recently stumbled upon a couple of Russian websites that were selling compromised social networking accounts by the hundreds. Read More »