In contrast, Q1 2019 saw more interest in selling and buying access to individual servers. The first quarter of 2020 saw a dramatic rise in Dark Web offers to sell access to enterprise networks, with the number of posts advertising access up 69% compared with the fourth quarter of 2019, according to a new report.
The low cost of records reflects the huge supply of PII after many breaches at hospitals, government agencies, and credit bureaus. When a complete set of personally identifiable information (PII) is sold on the Internet, it’s all a criminal needs to steal an identity. And research has shown that the cost to steal that identity