Must-Know Dark Web Crime Statistics [Latest Report]

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"87% of dark web listings are related to some form of criminal activity."

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"In 2019, the dark web saw a 44% growth in the number of marketplaces."

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"60% of darknet vendors offer stolen financial credentials for sale."

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"More than one-third (37%) of dark web purchases result in further criminal activity."

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"96% of cybercriminals conduct their activities using the encrypted messaging app Telegram."

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"Child exploitation websites have grown by 21% on the dark web between 2017 and 2019."

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"The estimated global revenue generated from the sale of drugs on the dark web was $600 million in 2017."

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"In 2020, 867,560 healthcare records were exposed on the dark web after a cyber-attack incident."

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"There were more than 1,000 illegal marketplaces on the dark web as of 2018."

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"In 2019, 9 out of 10 dark web search results were related to illegal activities."

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"The dark web is estimated to have 30,000 websites, equating to 0.03% of the total internet content."

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"In 2020, more than 76 billion dollars in Bitcoins were laundered on the dark web."

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"As of 2021, the average cost of a stolen credit card record on the dark web is $25."

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