25. April 2010 · Comments Off on Facebook accounts for sale starting at $25 for 1,000 accounts · Categories: IT Security 2.0, Privacy · Tags:

Dark Reading published a story based on VeriSign's iDefense's research of an underground black market for stolen social networking credentials. One criminal was selling 1,000 Facebook accounts with 10 or less friends for $25, while the price for 1,000 Facebook accounts with 10 or more friends is $45.

While this should not be surprising, it is worth noting again the level of cybercrime organization.