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Posted on: June 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Your Information is Worth $1,285 on the Dark Web

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A new press release by Privacy Affairs offers updated estimates about what our various digital information is worth on the dark web.

You might have asked yourself, just how much is my digital information really worth to a criminal? Privacy Affairs, a source of data privacy and cybersecurity research, information, and advice wondered the same thing.  Their research is summarized nicely in this article showing a breakdown of what a social media accounts, credit cards and forged documents are worth to criminals.  They also have a nice reminder at the bottom of the article on ways you can protect your information from ending up for sale on the dark web.

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