By Lance Whitney


Cybercriminals use a variety of tricks to try to steal and use your personal information for financial gain and other reasons. Your online passwords, your credit card numbers, your social security number, your bank account numbers, and other private data can all be used to access your accounts and steal your identity. But another way cybercriminals attempt to use your own information and activities against you is through your “digital fingerprint,” a trail of breadcrumbs that gets collected as you browse the Web, according to a report released Wednesday by IntSights.


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