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Dell SecureWorks Surveys for Current Hacking Rates


The third yearly report of Underground Hacker Markets by Dell SecureWorks has been published. To prepare this report, security experts of the company located hackers on quite a many illegal markets and hacker forums across the globe, especially English-speaking marketplaces and the Russian illegal market, thereby discovering the current as well as emerging trends occurring in the grey areas of World Wide Web.

The experts found that fresh trends had arisen with respect to hacking services and hack-aiding tools, with hacking markets to obtain these also increasing remarkably in number.\

The study that consists of data of several months provides one small opening for the cyber-criminals' world. It shows that infiltrating an e-mail account of a corporate has been priced $500 for a single mailbox, while it's merely $129 to hack any private account like Facebook, Hotmail or Gmail. Nbcnews.com posted this, April 6, 2016.

Also, it's bustling business in the marketplace of credit cards, with an U.S. Visa or MasterCard hack costing $7 per card, rising $3 from 2015 rates. Premium cards cost even higher, phasing out at a maximum of $80 to hack a Japanese MasterCard/Visa.

Anyone wanting to do a DDoS assault requires paying $5-$10 every hour, $30-$55 each day, and $200-$555 a single week. To dox somebody the price is merely $19.

Further, the business of ATM skimming continues to be highly profitable, particularly because most machines aren't yet made up-to-date for accepting the latest chip-consisting cards providing higher security. Skimming of non-bank ATM has reached sky-high at 317% from 2014 rates.

Hiring access to widely used Internet payment accounts in U.S may cost $150-or-so, while criminals may even transfer cash to a customer from the said A/Cs, by charging a fee, naturally. And to transmit cash from the original bank account of a victim, the commission charged is somewhat less.

There are a few tips in the report for combating criminal activity. These are creating awareness among employees on the way they can recognize security threats, particularly phishing e-mails which targeted certain prominent companies lately. However, the report warns that business seemingly is booming, while secret illegal forums keep on flourishing.

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