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Criminals are selling 'lifetime' Netflix, HBO, and cable sports streaming accounts for less than US$10 on sites hidden within Tor.

Premium sports accounts sell for about $10 while streaming TV can be bought for as low as 50 cents, far less than the $10 monthly subscription.

Comic fans can buy a stolen Marvel Unlimited lifetime account - meaning the victim is unlikely to shutter it - for 50 cents compared to the $10 monthly fee.

El Reg found the stolen accounts on the AlphaBay Marketplace accessible via the Tor network, on the back of the Intel report The Hidden Data Econonomy [pdf] which listed a few similar but more pricey offerings on another unnamed site.

Sellers are also flogging Premium Spotify, ComCast Xfinity, Uber, Apple, and Lynda training video accounts.

Some are offering Christmas specials including 'buy one get one free' stolen credit card deals.

Prolific vendor SkypeMan has sold more than 5300 Spotify accounts since September for less than $2 each, and 517 Xfinity accounts for $4 over the same time.

Full article. 50c buys you someone else's password for Netflix, Spotify or ...