The darknet is a place where rotated the darkest things on the Internet. There you can find many databases and people who can get this data.
Researchers at cyber security from Privacy Affairs published a report on what the cost of the services of hackers on the darknet. It is reported by the Informant Tech, citing Privacy Affairs.
The researchers found rates on various services of hackers: cloning cards, stolen PayPal account, forgery in the United States, the hacking of the account in social networks, viruses and DDoS attacks. Below is the list of the most popular services:
- clone card with PIN – $15;
- to clone the Visa card with PIN – $25;
- to steal your credit card balance up to $1000 – $12;
- to steal credit card balance to $5,000 – $20;
- to steal the data of your PayPal account where you have at least $100 – $198,56;
- transfer money from a stolen PayPal account (the amount from $1,000 to $3,000- $320,39;
- to make high-quality fake driver license, USA – $550;
- hack Facebook account – $74,5;
- hack Instagram account – $55,45;
- hack Twitter account – $49;
- hack Gmail account – $155,73;
- buy 1000 followers on TikTok – $15;
- buy 1000 Instagram followers – $7;
- buy 1000 followers on Twitch – $6.
A full list of prices can be found here. Cyber security specialists propose to follow the simple rules and habits that will help to protect data and accounts from theft, according to Babel. “If someone gets hold of your financial details or data from social networks, the prices shown above are mostly worth it. There is a probability that you appreciate these things much higher than they are, because to them you’re just easy money,” write the researchers, offering to expend a little effort to protect their data.
- Never give out phone sensitive information – card numbers, passwords, and other payment information.
- When using the ATM, inspect their equipment, which should not be there – if in doubt, push down on the port for a Bank card, keyboard, and so on. Usually the criminal equipment is installed carelessly.
- Regularly check your computers and gadgets for viruses and other malicious programs that can steal your passwords and other sensitive information.
- Don’t use public or unprotected Wi-Fi networks. Connect only to networks that you trust 100%, use an encrypted connection type VPN.
- Delete the accounts you do not use. The old account in social networks can create problems for you in the future.
- Do you have different passwords for different social networks. Hackers will test the stolen password to all your accounts.
- Your passwords should be long and complex.
- Use two-factor authentication.