by Amichai Shulman - CTO, Imperva - Thursday, 14 October 2010.
As surprising as this may sound, earlier this year stolen twitter credentials were valued at almost $1,000. When compared to credit card details that fetch less than $1, why do twitter credentials command such large sums? The following article gives a quick glimpse into stolen credentials market, how they’re bought and sold in underground markets and just how criminals turn them into cash.
The fall of stolen credit cards