01 November 2017
Social media accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram, increase the risks of becoming a target of identity theft. Privacy in the digital age is lost, for personal information is widely spread on many channels and services. Criminals have various means to get their hands information they need to steal someone’s identity through social media accounts and e-mail phishing. Once the information is collected, it is usually sold on illegal marketplaces on the dark web.