Mat Honan – My Epic Hacking

David chats with Wired Magazine Senior Writer Mat Honan about his article “How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking.” On August 3, Honan found out first hand how quick a person’s entire digital persona can be destroyed. In a matter of minutes, hackers infiltrated Honan’s Gmail, Twitter, Amazon, and iCloud accounts deleting his account and wiping all the data off his iMac, iPhone, and iPad. After piecing his accounts back together Mat decided to confront the hackers not to press charges, but instead to figure out what flaws they found and how they hacked his life so easily.

Original Air Date: 12-12-2012