A new study from cybersecurity researchers Privacy Affairs has revealed the cost of personal information on the dark web, where credit card and banking information is readily available for next to nothing. The list includes credit cards which cost between $17 (£13.92) to $120 (£98.27) for balances up to $5000, online banking credentials for $45 (£98.27), cloned VISA and PIN for $20 (£16.38), and PayPal account with minimum $1000 balances for $20 (£16.38). Meanwhile, a complete ID set that can be used to create fake IDs, including passports and driver's licenses, costs $1115 (£913.11).
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