Infographic: The price of a stolen identity

How much is an online identity worth to cybercriminals? This infographic shows how much money is involved in the industry of online identity thefts.

Recently, Michael Kassner looked into the world of cybercriminals who deal in stolen identities, gaining a little insight into how they communicate and interact with one another in Underweb forums. How much is a single stolen identity worth? The infographic below, courtesy of ZoneAlarm, offers a snapshot of the money involved and some suggestions for remediation if you find that you or your organization's users have become victims of identity fraud.

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By Selena Frye

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