May 2, 2023 11:04 UTC
May 2, 2023 at 11:04 UTC
According to online data security service Privacy Affairs, the price of compromised cryptocurrency accounts continues to be the highest among compromised internet accounts.
The darknet is purportedly used by cybercriminals from the deepest corners of the internet to offer compromised and verified crypto accounts for as little as $30 per.
The costs of some fake verified bitcoin accounts are as follows:
- Verified Kraken account: $1,170
- Verified account on Binance: $410
- Account verified on Crypto.com: $300
- Verified Coinbase account with $250
- US currency account at Bittrex: $30
According to information from the Dark Web Price Index from the previous year, these estimates point to a sizeable increase in fees associated with identical account details by 2022. By 2022, there are hackers
For confirmed Kraken and Binance accounts, you only need to spend $260 and $250 respectively.
On popular cryptocurrency exchanges, Know Your Customer (KYC) security safeguards can be fraudulently circumvented through compromised accounts.
Accounts for cryptocurrencies are not the only thing on the list. Account information for credit cards with credit available for up to $5,000 sells for around $110, while login information for online bank accounts with credit available for up to $2,000 is offered for $60.
Login details for all types of social media accounts are also available, including hacked Facebook, Airbnb, and Gmail accounts, starting at $25 a pop.
In a statement regarding the startling new numbers, Privacy Affairs security researcher Miklos Zoltan said that internet users should be more careful with their personal information than ever before.
“If someone gets hold of your financial details or social media credentials, the aforementioned price is basically worth the value to them,” explains Zoltan.
“There’s a good chance that you value these things more than they do, because to them, you’re just another value for a quick buck.”
Additionally, login information for hacked Facebook, Airbnb and Gmail accounts is available for purchase starting at $25 per set.
Internet users must now be more vigilant about their personal information, according to Privacy Affairs security expert Miklos Zoltan, who made the comments in response to these startling new statistics.
The numbers listed above are essentially the value of your financial information and social media login credentials to a hacker, according to Zoltan.
You probably value these things more than they do because, in their eyes, you’re just another target to make a quick buck.
An increasing problem in this sector is the hacking of accounts on well-known crypto exchanges.
Following the attack on his account, users of American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently filed a lawsuit against the business.
He asserted that he had lost “90% of his life savings” as a result of a dishonest hacking technique known as “SIM swapping”, in which fraudsters took over a phone number by tricking telecom operators into linking it to their own. SIM card.