How much is your social media profile worth on the dark web?

A hacked Twitter account is worth just over half as much as a hacked Facebook account, according to The Dark Web Price Index. — AFP

For years, Facebook and Instagram accounts have been items of interest to pirates surfing the dark web, but this black market is always evolving.

Researchers have analysed this illegal online trade and, more specifically, the prices this kind of personal information typically sells for. The results can be quite surprising.

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