Heres What Your Identity Sells For on the Dark Web
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How much is your personal data worth to you? A( Thanks, Equifax .) And how much is it value to an name robber?
You may be surprised, or slandered, or infuriated, to find out.
Verified high-limit charge card from countries including the U.S ., Japan, and South Korea are selling on the dark web for the bitcoin equivalent of about $10 to $20, according to an annual report on cybercrime by Secureworks, a contingent of Dell Inc.
The dark web is” the collection of Internet forums, digital patronize breasts and chat room that cybercriminals use to formation alignments, trade implements and techniques, and exchange jeopardized data that they are able include banking items, personally identifiable information materials and other content ,” as Secureworks characterizes it.
Verified means the marketer has measured out transactions on the card and learnt it hasn’t been canceled yet. For scammers on a fund, there’s unverified embezzled charge card data, which comes out to pennies a poster when purchase in bulk.
This is a screen grab of product for sale on the dark web. It’s a little fuzzy but you get the unspeakable idea.