We investigated the darknet markets trade in stole online account details to determine which were the most popular with cybercriminals.
VPN, Internet Rights & Security Research
The average internet user has dozens of online accounts containing personal information, all of which can be hacked and sold. By highlighting the real value of this personal data, we aim to improve day-to-day cybersecurity standards for normal consumers.
- Dark WebDarknet Markets 2023 Report: Most Popular Hacked Accounts
- Dark WebDarknet Market Prices: How Much Is Your Data Worth?
The Index has been tracking the trade in hacked online accounts since 2018. Access all our research in one place and learn how to protect yourself from identity theft.
- Dark WebDarknet Market Price Index 2020
Our latest Index reveals that credentials for brands such as Peloton, Instacart, and Amazon were among the most expensive sold on the dark web in 2020.
- Dark WebDarknet Market Price Index: 2019 Report
This 2019 update to the Price Index shows hacked accounts are still cheap on the dark web: even big brands like Apple, Fortnite, Netflix and Airbnb cost less than $15.
- Dark WebDarknet Market Price Index: Hacking Tools
After tracking the illicit trade in hacking tools, we created a pricing index for WiFi hacking software, phishing pages for big brands, password crackers and much more.
- Dark WebDarknet Market Price Index: 2018 Report
The Price Index that tracks the dark web trade of stolen personal data. It includes hacked log-ins, including dating profiles and online stores.
- StatisticsCybercrime Statistics 2022
Latest cybercrime trends include a massive surge in NFT-related hacks and the rise of cryptojacking. IoT malware is also now twice as prevalent in 2022 than last year.
Our Research Experts
Head of Research
Simon Migliano leads our research and testing into VPN applications, as well as wider investigations into internet privacy and security matters. Utilizing these findings, he produces in-depth VPN reviews and expert guidance on online safety.
His work examining dangerous free VPNs, identity theft, and internet censorship has been featured in over 1,000 publications worldwide including the BBC, CNET, Wired, and the Financial Times.
Digital Rights Lead
Samuel Woodhams leads our research on censorship, surveillance, and internet freedom to help defend internet freedoms around the world.
His research has been featured by the BBC, Washington Post, Financial Times, and The Guardian.