For Sale: 1.5 Million Stolen Facebook IDs

Kara Reeder

Researchers at VeriSign's iDefense group have discovered a hacker named Kirllos selling 1.5 million stolen Facebook IDs at rock-bottom prices, according to an IDG News Service article in The New York Times.

 

Prices range from $25 to $45 per 1,000 accounts, depending on the number of contacts each user has. VeriSign Director of Cyber Intelligence Rick Howard says it seems that Kirllos has sold about 700,000 accounts.



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