Phished PayPal accounts selling on the criminal underground for $0.50 apiece
Payment Systems • Electronic Commerce • Business • Spamming • Ebay • Mobile Payment • Paypal • Commerce • Information Technology Management • Phishing • Payments As A Secure Service • Password
Security researcher Brian Krebs got a look at the auction prices at iProfit.su, a criminal marketplace where you can buy hacked and phished PayPal accounts; he discovered that the going account for 100 zero-balance verified PayPal accounts is a mere $50 -- that's 50 cents per account. Accounts are sold with or without email access (indicated by the email heading in the screenshot above): Accounts that come with email access include the username and password of the victims email account that ...
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