How much are you worth on the dark web? (Credit card, PayPal, SSN)
Comparitech researchers have analyzed the prices of stolen credit cards, hacked PayPal accounts, and private Social Security numbers on more than 40 different #dark web marketplaces, looking at prices based on account balance, credit limit, country, and what information is included with a given listing.
They’ve published the results today in a new study: How much are you worth on the dark web? (Credit card, PayPal, SSN)
- Americans have the cheapest fullz (full credentials), averaging $8 per record. Japan and the UAE have the most expensive identities at an average of $25.
- Prices for stolen credit cards range widely from $0.11 to $986.
- Hacked PayPal accounts range from $5 to $1,767.
- US and UK accounted for highest percentage of stolen credit cards which reflected in lower average price of $1.50 and $2.50 respectively.
- The median credit limit on a stolen credit card is 24 times the price of the card.
- The median account balance of a hacked PayPal account is 32 times the price on the dark web.