When cyber criminals want access to your email account, mail servers, web servers, and more they go to the dark web.
The dark web is a loose collection of chat rooms, forums, and marketplaces where your information is bought and sold on a massive scale.
What does that mean for
When it comes to the impact of a stolen account, the sky really can be the limit.
When the CIO of TrendMicro gave her information away in a phishing campaign promising Apple store credit, it was sold an estimated 342 times.
That led to her account being used in a successful wire fraud attempt which cost TrendMicro 72 million dollars.