PayPal Account Details Sold On The Dark Web For As Little As $200

Cybersecurity research firm Privacy Affairs have discovered that for less than US$1,500, cybercriminals on the dark web can obtain genuine information and forged documents that would allow them to all but take over someone’s identity.

In their investigation, Privacy Affairs found that PayPal account details were by far the most common items listed on the dark web, and were extremely cheap. For example, the average price for stolen PayPal account details was around US$200, while PayPal transfers from stolen accounts went for closer to US$320.

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