New Intel security report about online marketplaces for account and financial information.
A very interesting report: "The Hidden Data Economy, The Marketplace for Stolen Digital Information" about:
Published : 2015-11-23.
Last updated : 2017-05-02.
This report was researched and written for Intel security (McAfee) by:
- Hidden in Plain Sight: The stolen data used to be available on hard to find hidden sites.
The report shows the data is a lot easier to find.
Your stolen data is thus available for more and more (mis)users.
- Financial Data: Think of payment card data including CVV data
and passwords. Sellers even provide information (references) to show that
they are reliable thieves and can be trusted to provide the sold data.
- Login Access: Accounts sold that provide access to organisations trusted
networks at different levels and to production plants.
- Access to Online Services: Accounts that provide access to music sites,
streaming services and loyalty programs that probably can be used on
(Password Rule:Do not use the same account and password for all the websites)
- Identities: Stolen identities is the most frightening category, where
someone can take over your financial life and or missuse you health information.
- Charles McFarland
- François Paget
- Raj Samani
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