This dark web market is dedicated to compromising your emails


Security researchers have exposed a thriving underground market with hackers offering access to business email addresses to crooks who then attempt to carry out frauds.

According to research by security company Digital Shadows for as little as $150, dark web sellers are offering to hack into whichever corporate email account the user wants to gain access to — with many promising access within a week. In some instances, the sellers state they’ll only take the payment after they’ve proved the target has been compromised.

Researchers at Digital Shadows examined dark web forums and found a large amount of these illicit services on offer, with some users asking for specific accounts to be hacked, while others are offering their account-hacking services in exchange for a fee.

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