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Email addresses have the most fundamental value to hackers and monetary Information is the prime financial data type mentioned in fraud guides, according to new research from Baltimore based Terbium Labs.

Terbium Labs, a dark web intelligence company, shared its findings from new research, “Fraud Guides 101: Dark Web Lessons on How to Defraud Companies and Exploit Data.” In this report, Terbium Labs unpacked findings from almost 30,000 fraud guides (and more than 15,000 supporting files), to understand what fraudsters are selling, what they’re teaching, and how these guides impact an organization’s understanding of data security; and countermeasures available to organizations to minimize data theft and risk from data exposure.

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Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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