Dr. Yi Ting Chua published, “The Sale of Private, Confidential, and Personal Data,” in the Handbook of Crime and Technology.

In this chapter, Dr. Chua highlights the vulnerabilities introduced by the highly integrated structures of technology and the Internet in daily routines to critical infrastructures. Such structures create a wealth of digital data and information that are now valuable targets for breaches and cybercrime attacks. Focusing on the sale of private, confidential, and personal data, this chapter delves into the issue of online stolen data marketplaces, with an overview on the types of products available on these marketplaces to detailed discussions on the operations of such marketplaces. This chapter concludes with suggestions for future research to address the increasingly creative techniques and mechanisms employed by criminal actors.

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