Identity Hijacking: A Social Engineer's Tool

In today’s age, your identity is one of the most precious things you have. An identity has a reputation, which impacts what resources it may access. For example, your identity (John Doe) has a FICO score, which directly affects the capital you may raise in a loan. Your identity can also affect your ability to obtain a security clearance or pass a background check. But what happens when your identity isn’t yours?