Okta: Credential stuffing accounts for 34% of all login attempts

From bleepingcomputer.com


Credential stuffing attacks have become so prevalent in the first quarter of 2022 that traffic surpassed that of legitimate login attempts from normal users in some countries.

This type of attack takes advantage of “password recycling,” which is the bad practice of using the same credential pairs (login name and password) across multiple sites.

Once the credential are leaked or brute-forced from one site, threat actors perform a credential stuffing attack that attempts to use the same leaked credentials at other sites to gain access to users’ accounts.

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