You may have heard that 117 million LinkedIn user credentials are up for grabs on the Dark Web for just five bitcoins, or about $2,200. As this most recent attack emphasized, the social media hack is a popular option for cyber-criminals.
According to a survey by the University of Phoenix, nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults who use social media say they are aware that their accounts have been hacked. With 76 percent of online adults using social networking sites, according to the Pew Research Center, that’s quite a decent repository for the black market.
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