Stealing Reality: When Criminals Become Data Scientists (or Vice Versa)
IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Yaniv Altshuler,Nadav Aharony,Alex Pentland,Yuval Elovici,Manuel Cebrian
Issue Date:November 2011
Stealing-reality attacks attempt to steal social network and behavioral information through data collection and inference techniques, making them more dangerous than other types of identity theft.