A team of researchers has spent 18 months auditing criminal forums and marketplaces. What they found is astounding - over 15 billion pieces of stolen personal information up for sale. Asking prices ranged from £7 for social media logins to almost £100,000 for administrator accounts that could give access to internal business networks.
The amount of stolen data has increased by 300% since 2018 and this will only continue growing as more services move online and more data is shared between people and businesses. We believe people need to take back control of their data, and that’s why we created Self.