What Is Credential Stuffing ?

Definition Credential Stuffing (also known as Attack Takeover – ATO); is an automated brute force hacking technique where an attacker uses scripts to try to gain access to a website/service/database, using data gathered from historic data breaches and custom built word lists. Hackers are continually searching for or buying login information with decrypted passwords from […]

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TECH BASICS: What Is A Data Breach ?

A Data Breach is where data held by a company, service, website has been exposed, leaked or accessed by unauthorized people / computers. Typically data breaches occur through and because of insecure websites or internet servers. Hackers attempt to break into the databases & computer systems of companies all across the world for many reasons, […]

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TicketWeb Customer Database Hacked

Customers of UK ticketing agency TicketWeb, a subsidiary of TicketMaster, received phishing emails from the company over the weekend after its direct email marketing system was hacked. Users received an email that told them their current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader was out of date, and asked them to upgrade to the 2012 version. Within […]

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