Cybercriminals from the Darkest Parts of the Internet Are Selling Hacked and Verified Cryptocurrency Accounts on the Darknet for $30 Each,
According to a research article published on April 24 by online data protection provider Privacy Matters and titled “The Dark Web Price Index” Cyber criminals have been selling all kinds of fraudulently obtained financial account information on the dark web,
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Some verified illegal cryptocurrency account prices include,
- Kraken Verified Account: $1,170
- Binance Verified Account: $410
- Crypto.com Verified Account: $300
- Coinbase Verified Account: USD 250
- US Verified Bittrex Account: $30
These figures represent a significant increase from the prices paid for similar account statements in 2022.According to data from last year’s edition of the Dark Web Price Index. In 2022, hackers were paying $260 and $250, respectively, for verified Kraken and Binance accounts.,
Hacked accounts can be used to illegally circumvent Know Your Customer (KYC) measures on popular crypto exchanges,
Cryptocurrency accounts are not the only item on the list. Credit card account information with a balance of up to $5,000 sells for just $110, while online banking account information with a balance of up to $2,000 sells for $60,
Logins for all kinds of social media accounts are also for sale, starting at $25 each, including hacked Facebook, Airbnb, and Gmail accounts.,
Miklós Zoltan, a security researcher on privacy matters, has said that Internet users must be more careful with their personal information than ever before.,
“If someone gets hold of your financial data or your social media credentials, the quoted prices are basically what they are worth,” Zoltan explained.,
“It is quite possible that you value these things more than they do because, to them, you are just another target to make a quick buck.”
Account hacking has been a growing problem on popular crypto exchanges in the industry.,
recently, A customer of US-based crypto exchange Coinbase has filed a lawsuit against the company following an attack on his account.,
He claimed to have lost “90% of his life savings” after falling victim to a nefarious attack called “SIM swapping”.In which scammers gain control of a phone number by tricking the telecom provider into linking the number to their own SIM card.
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