We check out the prices for services frequently for reporting on the radio show, but these are amazingly low. Botnets for $5 a day, stolen credit card numbers for $1, and ransomware-as-a-service at $5. It’s all because there are a lot of professional badbuys out there, and they are all looking to make money off of each other… and you.
Crime has never been cheaper to pull off, so long as you’re not particular about quality.

At least that’s according [PDF] to a Trend Micro whitepaper on the cost of criminal services, which says over the past five years the prices for botnet rentals and credit card numbers have taken a nosedive.