You can buy almost anything on the dark web. The shrouded underbelly of the Internet is most known for its clandestine markets that make a brisk trade in the sale of drugs, weapons, and the details and identities of millions of people.
It’s the latter category that’s taken an interesting turn, with some cyber-criminals now including selfies among their data dumps.
Yes, selfies. At the start of the year, Israeli dark-web research firm Sixgill noticed a data dump for sale on a largely Russian-language dark web forum. What distinguished this dump from the thousands of others available is that each record was accompanied with a selfie of the user.