Congratulations! You’re worth a bit more this year than you were last year – at least in the eyes of identity thieves.
The website Top10VPN recently released their 2019 Dark Web Market Price Index, a summary of current market prices for individual pieces of stolen identities.
Last year, Top10VPN estimated that an identity thief could buy your entire identity – everything from proof-of-identity documents to credit/banking information to shopping and social media logins – for around $1,170. In 2019, identity thieves will have to pay approximately 3.8% more (around $1,215) for your entire credit profile. Congratulations again! You whipped inflation, which hasn’t topped 3% since 2011.
Of course, fraudsters probably won’t pa…