A Buyer's Guide To Underground Hacking


Someone attempting to find out as much information as possible on a person can hire the work of a hacker to target the victim, Dell said. Information gathering, or doxing, can be as simple as searching public websites and social networks to either conduct a social engineering attack or infect the targeted individual with a malware attack. Hackers compete for doxing business after establishing street credibility, enabling those seeking the services to verify that the hacker's services are legitimate. Depending on the time it takes and how much information is being sought, doxing services sell from $25 to $100.

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