Like many of us, you’ve probably worried about what it would be like to get your identity or private information stolen. You’re careful with your credit card information, your social security number, and other sensitive information. But have you ever wondered what you’re worth if your information were successfully stolen?
After completing a successful phishing campaign or data breach, cybercriminals sell stolen personal information on the black markets (i.e., the dark web). Researchers from Comparitech analyzed over forty web marketplaces to learn how much PayPal, SSN, and credit card information are worth to cybercriminals looking to sell the information.