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The Dark Web is often known for the illegal activities conducted there, and while not everything on the Dark Web is illegal, it’s most appealing factor is its anonymity. The Dark Web is often a place where stolen data and personal information is bought and sold following a data breach or hacking incident. An article on Experian looks at what your personal information is worth on the Dark Web and how you can help protect yourself from being exposed.
Information can be bought and sold a variety of ways on the Dark Web, however the most common include:
The four main factors driving the cost of personal information on the Dark Web include:
Data breaches are becoming increasingly common and are often outside of your control. It is important to help minimize your risk of a hacker gaining access to your accounts by utilizing healthy password practices and by keeping your personal information private unless it is absolutely necessary to share. Keeping antivirus software and all other software up to date will also play a crucial role in protecting your information, as these updates could contain security patches to fix potential vulnerabilities that could expose your information.
It is also recommended to run a Dark Web scan on your email address, utilize a Dark Web monitoring tool and monitor your credit report for potential red flags that your identity may have been compromised.
GO Concepts is dedicated to working with the Development Disabilities community throughout Ohio to help them best protect their network and private data. Our commitment to County Boards of DD and the agencies and independent providers that work with them, insures your organization will have a professional information technology team that is highly experienced in your specific needs and ready to serve them, whether working with your existing IT staff or as your IT Department.
For help better securing your information technology, contact the team at GO Concepts.