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All-in-one bots perform credential stuffing

Cybersecurity experts reported this week that for an eight-month period in 2018, retail websites were hit with 10 billion credential stuffing attacks. Credential stuffing is an automated attack that bombards accounts by trying to log in using the vast amount of stolen credentials. With the millions of stolen or leaked credentials in today’s unending data breaches, cybercriminals can choose, instead of breaking into an account, to use the proper credentials and walk in the virtual front door.

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