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.