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December 18, 2017

The Market for Stolen Account Credentials

This post was originally published on this sitePast stories here have explored the myriad criminal uses of a hacked computer, the various ways that your inbox can be spliced and diced to help cybercrooks ply their trade, and the value of a hacked company. Today’s post looks at the price of stolen credentials for just about any e-commerce, bank site or popular online service, and provides a glimpse into the fortunes that an enterprising credential thief can earn selling these accounts on consignment. Not long ago in Internet time, your typical cybercriminal looking for access to a specific password-protected Web […]