Identity thieves lurking in P2P

Monday, 26 June 2006, 2:15 AM EST

Users of peer-to-peer file-sharing services may be sharing more than they bargained for, a former White House cybersecurity advisor has warned.

Security researchers have found thousands of files with sensitive information by searching through file-sharing networks, said Howard Schmidt, chief executive officer at R&H Security Consulting LLC. Schmidt, who has also worked as chief security officer for Microsoft.

At InfoWorld.

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